Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 08:52:21 -0500
Reply-To: Rudy Baum <r_baum**At_Symbol_Here**ACS.ORG>
Sender: DCHAS-L Discussion List <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU>
From: Rudy Baum <r_baum**At_Symbol_Here**ACS.ORG>
Subject: Re: Gender Equity Has New Meaning
Comments: To: "Labsafe**At_Symbol_Here**" ,
casey**At_Symbol_Here**, Madeleine Jacobs ,
a_mehta**At_Symbol_Here**, breazew**At_Symbol_Here**
Comments: cc: annn**At_Symbol_Here**

Dear Dr. Kaufman, Thank you for your letter. C&EN takes this issue of safety quite seriously. Rudy M. Baum Editor-in-chief Chemical & Engineering News 202-872-4491 -----Original Message----- From: Labsafe**At_Symbol_Here** [mailto:Labsafe**At_Symbol_Here**] Sent: Monday, February 20, 2006 9:15 AM To: r_baum**At_Symbol_Here**; casey**At_Symbol_Here**; m_jacobs**At_Symbol_Here**; a_mehta**At_Symbol_Here**; breazew**At_Symbol_Here** Cc: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU; annn**At_Symbol_Here** Subject: Gender Equity Has New Meaning Gender Equity has taken on a new meaning in the recent issue (Feb 13, 2006, page 65) of C&EN. Women are now shown disregarding recognized eye protection practiced and ACS policy (See Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories). It continues to be disappointing that the editors of C&EN remain seemingly insensitive to showing chemists wearing proper eye protection while working in laboratories. Now, women have an equal opportunity! Perhaps our new ACS President will help our Society and it's major news magazine do a better job on this important issue. She may better appreciate that placing "blind faith" in the C&EN editors is apparently ineffective. Regards, ... Jim James A. Kaufman, Ph.D. Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) President/CEO jimkaufman**At_Symbol_Here** A Nonprofit International Organization for Safety in Science and Science Education 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252 508-647-1900 Fax: 508-647-0062 Cell: 508-574-6264 Res: 781-237-1335 info**At_Symbol_Here** Making Health, Safety, and the Environment an Integral and Important Part of Education, Work, and Life

Previous post   |  Top of Page   |   Next post

The content of this page reflects the personal opinion(s) of the author(s) only, not the American Chemical Society, ILPI, Safety Emporium, or any other party. Use of any information on this page is at the reader's own risk. Unauthorized reproduction of these materials is prohibited. Send questions/comments about the archive to
The maintenance and hosting of the DCHAS-L archive is provided through the generous support of Safety Emporium.