Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 10:39:59 -0600
Reply-To: "Prisby, Mary" <mprisby**At_Symbol_Here**DECODE.COM>
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From: "Prisby, Mary" <mprisby**At_Symbol_Here**DECODE.COM>
Subject: Re: Look Over Those Lab Photos
Comments: To: "Wood-Black, Frankie K"

Maybe someone should contact the producers of these shows. Needless to say, doing things correctly would only support our efforts as safety professionals.

I also was surprised at the lack of safe practices in Medical Investigations.

-----Original Message-----
From: Wood-Black, Frankie K
Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2004 6:32 AM
To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU
Subject: Re: Look Over Those Lab Photos

I congratulate Ken - but my latest pet peeve - watch CSI (any of them)
and Medical Investigations - I have yet to see eye protection in the
laboratory setting (at the rifle range yes - lab no) and last nights
episode of Medical Investigations - not mask one even though they were
dealing with a very nasty bacteria.

My kids can even pick out the safety violations.

-----Original Message-----
From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**]On Behalf Of
Neal Langerman
Sent: Friday, December 03, 2004 7:45 PM
To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**
Subject: Look Over Those Lab Photos

Ken Fivizzani, the Chair of the ACS Committee on Chemical Safety and
Chair of DivCHAS published an excellent opinion article (C&EN Nov. 29,
page 33) that I strongly recoomend to everyone on this list.  The URL is

Ken addresses an issue that has irked many of us and really goes to the
perception of a safe work environment - corporate photos showing unsafe
acts, such as being in a lab or plant w/o eye protection.

Ken once again is showing his excellent leadership - and diplomacy - in
publishing this comment.  I appreciate this fine effort and hope we all
take his wise words and share them with management at each of our

Thank you - Ken --



Chair, Division of Chemical Health and Safety
American Chemical Society
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