Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2005 11:07:59 -0500
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Subject: Re: Need Your Opinion on Safety Issues

From: "George H. Wahl, Jr." 
Date: November 9, 2005 10:55:07 AM EST
Subject: Re: Need  Your Opinion on Safety Issues

Let's NOT forget "Prudent Practices" - the book.  It reflects the  
prudent practices that we should follow.

Of course, we must follow binding OSHA ( and other ) regulations, but  
who could possibly think that because a person ( e.g., a student )  
might not be actually covered by a sensible regulation, that we  
should even consider waiving that reg?  Just imagine the scene in a  
courtroom, after an accident occured to such a person, and you are  
defending yourself - "But your honor, OSHA does not require a  
beginning student handling con. sulfuric acid to wear safety glasses."

In such situations, remember to ask yourself - "What would the  
prudent person do?"

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