See http://www.labsafety.org/acsdch/enter.html for registration information. - Ralph Laboratory Waste Management Workshop 8-26-05 August 26, 2005, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM DR. Mr. Russell Phifer Location: Washington, DC This comprehensive one-day course will identify the various regulatory requirements that apply to laboratories that generate hazardous waste, and provide insight into the options for on-site management and off-site disposal. Focus will include discussion on waste management systems, recycling & reclamation techniques, economical handling of wastes, and liability issues. Learn all the tricks that disposers use to increase their profit and use them to increase your savings. Mr. Phifer has over 25 years experience in managing laboratory wastes for academic and industrial laboratories and is a member and past chair of the ACS Task Force on Environmental Health & Safety. One Day Lab Safety Seminar 8-26-05 August 26, 2005 Presented by Jim Kaufman / Jack Breazeale Laboratory Safety Institute Location: Washington, DC An intensive one-day seminar covering the fundamentals of lab safety and effective lab safety programs. Covers scope of the problem, accidents, legal aspects, emergency planning, chemical handling, chemical storage, biological and animal hazards, eye and face protection, chemical disposal, electrical safety, and safety program planning. This seminar is intended for industrial, government, medical, and post secondary academic institutions. Fume Hoods and Laboratory Ventilation for the Research Professional 8-27-05 August 27, 2005, 8:30AM to 4:30PM Presented by Jim Kapin, Advanced Chemical Safety Effective Laboratory ventilation is crucial for the control of inhalation exposures to hazardous chemicals in a research setting. However, ventilation is only effective when designed and used appropriately. The purpose of this workshop is to provide the laboratory professional with sufficient information to evaluate their current system and use it effectively. This presentation is developed specifically for researchers and laboratory professionals. It will be valuable to anyone who wishes to maximize the effectiveness of their current system or participate in the design, construction or renovation of new systems. How To Be A More Effective Chemical Hygiene Officer 8-27-05 Saturday, August 27, 2005 Dr. James Kaufman, Mr. Russell Phifer, Dr. George Wahl, Jr. Take a close look at the Chemical Hygiene Officer position, and prepare at the same time for the NRCC -CHO Certification exam to be held the next day. Kaufman, Phifer and Wahl give a different slant to safety issues in the laboratory, focusing on what you do and how you can do it better. The presenters bring a wide variety of experience to the table, but the real stars of the workshop are you - past attendees note the interactive approach focusing on their problems, from getting administrators involve in safety to dealing with regulatory concerns. The course covers all of the content areas of the certification exam, including a sample test in the same format as the real one. Whether you are a new Chemical Hygiene Officer or an "old" one, you will find something to put to real use in this fast-paced presentation.
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