Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2005 11:11:14 -0400
Reply-To: Ralph Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**>
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From: Ralph Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: Lab Safety Courses 8/05 Washington DC

Here are the course times,dates & locations:

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,  
and animal hazards, eye and face protection, chemical disposal,  
safety, and safety program planning. This seminar is intended for
industrial, government, medical, and post secondary academic  

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  
profit and use them to increase your savings. Mr. Phifer has over 25  
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
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  
exposures to hazardous chemicals in a research setting. However,  
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.  
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  
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  
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 schedule.

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
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  
card provider we now need the 3 digit security code as well as the card
To Register by Phone: call 919-515-2941. Provide your name, company,
address, phone number, fax number, email address, and purchase order,  
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  
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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