Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 16:30:47 -0400
Reply-To: Ralph Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**>
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From: Ralph Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: Division of Chemical Health & Safety Workshops in San Francisco
this September
Comments: To: cshema-l**At_Symbol_Here**, SAFETY

Division of Chemical Health & Safety Workshops in San Francisco!  (Room
assignments available through CHAS At-a-glance at http://

Laboratory Waste Management Workshop
CHAS Members  $325.00   Non-CHAS Members  $375.00
September 8, 2006    8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Presented by Mr. Russell Phifer

This comprehensive one-day course will identify the various regulatory
requirements that apply to laboratories that generate hazardous waste  
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. We will address the new proposed RCRA and Academic
Laboratory regulations and what they might mean to your facility!   
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  
laboratory wastes for academic and industrial laboratories and is a  
and past chair of the ACS Task Force on Environmental Health & Safety.

Laboratory Safety Workshop
CHAS Members  $325.00  Non-CHAS Members  $375.00
September 8, 2006, 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Presented by Jim Kaufman / Jack Breazeale, Laboratory Safety Institute

An intensive one-day seminar covering the fundamentals of lab safety and
effective lab safety programs.     Covers scope of the problem,  
legal aspects, emergency planning, chemical handling, chemical storage,
biological and animal hazards, eye and face protection, chemical  
electrical safety, and safety program planning.     This seminar is  
for industrial, government, medical, and post secondary academic

How To Be A More Effective Chemical Hygiene Officer
CHAS Members  $325.00   Non-CHAS Members  $375.00
September 9, 2006  8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Presented by 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  
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”  
you will find something to put to real use in this fast-paced  

Fume Hoods and Laboratory Ventilation for the Research Professional
September 9, 2006, 8:30AM - 4:30 PM
CHAS Members  $325.00   Non-CHAS Members  $375.00
Presented by Jim Kapin, Advanced Chemical Safety

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.

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