Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2005 14:45:51 -0400
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Subject: CHAS Workshops, Washington, DC August 26-27
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Please consider attending a Division of Chemical Health & Safety
workshop prior to the ACS National Meeting in Washington DC!   ACS
Meeting registration is NOT required to attend a workshop.... Here
are complete descriptions of the workshops; registration information
is provided below.

One Day Lab Safety Seminar     8-26-05
Presenter: Jack Breazeale
Location: Washington, DC Convention Center Rm. 203B

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.

Laboratory Waste Management Workshop   8-26-05
Presenter: Mr. Russell Phifer
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Washington, DC Convention Center Rm. 203A

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.

Fume Hoods and Laboratory Ventilation for the Research
Professional    8-27-05
Presenter: Jim Kapin, Advanced Chemical Safety
Time: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: Washington DC Convention Center Room 203A

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
Presenter: Dr. James Kaufman, Mr. Russell Phifer, Dr. George Wahl, Jr.
Time: Room 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Washington DC Convention Center Room 203B

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. [See] 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. Sample workshop

The cost for all workshops is $325 for DivCHAS members and $375 for
non-members. You Can Register Online or if you prefer, By Fax, Phone,
or Mail.
To Register online: Go to
and complete the form including either a purchase order, credit card
number (MasterCard or VISA), or promise to bring the check to the
workshop. Be sure to select either the Member or Non Member price, as
appropriate. Please make checks payable to DCHAS.
To Register by Fax: Send your name, company, address, phone number,
fax number, email address, and purchase order, or credit card number
to: 919-515-5486. Please note that due to new security policies from
our credit card provider we now need the 3 digit security code as
well as the card number.
To Register by Phone: call 919-515-2941. Provide your name, company,
address, phone number, fax number, email address, and purchase order,
credit card number (with 3 digit security code), or check.
To Register by mail: Send your name, company, address, phone number,
fax number, email address, and purchase order, credit card number
(with 3 digit security code), or check to:

Dr. George Wahl
DCHAS Workshop Registrar
2405 Wentworth Street
Raleigh, NC 27612-4760
Day and messages -- (919) 515-2941
Fax number is (919) 515-5486

Please Note: You do not need to register for the ACS National meeting
to attend DCHAS workshop. Payment for DCHAS workshops is separate
from the ACS meeting registration fee.
For more information about DCHAS Workshops: George Wahl, Committee
Chair, at (919) 515-2941 or George_wahl**At_Symbol_Here**

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