Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 12:44:46 -0700
Reply-To: Martha McRae <mmcrae**At_Symbol_Here**DRI.EDU>
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From: Martha McRae <mmcrae**At_Symbol_Here**DRI.EDU>
Organization: Desert Research Institute
Subject: Lab Safety Position in Las Vegas
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The Desert Research Institute (DRI), the non-profit research campus of
the University and Community College System of Nevada, is pleased to
announce a new Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) position at their
Southern Nevada Science Center (SNSC) in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The
Laboratory/Occupational Safety Specialist will be responsible for
technical and administrative duties related to the DRI's comprehensive
EH&S program. The position is under general direction of the DRI EH&S
Director and though located in Las Vegas will also support laboratory
safety program activities at the Northern Nevada Science Center (NNSC)
in Reno. Key responsibilities include:

   * Working directly with laboratory personnel in support of
     implementation and continuous improvement of laboratory chemical
     hygiene plans and program requirements.
   * Developing laboratory safety programs and training for laboratory
   * Conducting industrial hygiene evaluations and safety inspections.
   * Assisting SNSC faculty in job hazard analysis (by helping them
     identify safety and health hazards and violations and recommending
     reasonable and feasible means of abatement).
   * Maintaining environmental and safety permits, filing required
     reports and managing other required EH&S records for the SNSC.
   * Serving on the Institute's Laboratory and Field Safety Committee.

For additional information, including education, experience and skills
required and preferred for this position can be found on line at

To apply for this position, please follow the applications instructions
located at the bottom of the job announcement. To learn more about DRI,
visit our web site at or call 775/673-7431.

Martha A. McRae
Director, EH&S
Desert Research Institute

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