Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 11:57:19 -0800
Reply-To: Sheila Kennedy <smk**At_Symbol_Here**CHEM.UCSD.EDU>
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From: Sheila Kennedy <smk**At_Symbol_Here**CHEM.UCSD.EDU>
Subject: Re: Industry Input on Lab Safety Course
Comments: To: "YARROW, GARY"
In-Reply-To: <B012FC9B7AC4E54CAC02FC5499E69A48EE59DD**At_Symbol_Here**ATLANTIS-EVS.jacks.local>

Those of us in similar situations, whether helping the instructors cover
safety topics within the curriculum or setting up separate courses,
would appreciate having this information as well.



> Currently we do not have a formal course on lab/chem safety, but I am
> trying to arrange such a thing.  What I am requesting, is that those of
> you in industrial settings, could you let me know either my private
> email or to the list, how the industry looks/perceives a prospective
> employee that has taken such a class.  Does it make any difference?
> Will it help to decide between two otherwise equal applicants?  That
> sorta thing.  I think that it would help when I make a formal request.
> The class would be a undergrad/grad level, 1 credit, probably two hours
> a week.
> Thanks for any help....
> Gary
> Dr. Gary L. Yarrow, Director/RSO/CCHO
> Environmental Health & Safety Office
> Shepard Hall 059; Box 2202
> South Dakota State University
> Brookings, SD 57007-0896
> 605-688-4264
> Fax: 605-688-4611

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