Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 08:44:04 -0500
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From: "Redden, Patricia" <PREDDEN**At_Symbol_Here**SPC.EDU>
Subject: Re: Safety Symposium and Workshop at the 21st BCCE, Summer 2010

Would you want to show the new CCS powerpoint on eye protection 
(finalized, I hope, in San Francisco) and the almost final version of 
safety rules for gen chem & HS labs?

Pat Redden

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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List on behalf of David C. Finster
Sent: Sun 1/24/2010 2:23 PM
To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Safety Symposium and Workshop at the 21st BCCE, 
Summer 2010
DCHAS folks,

The 21st Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE) will be in 
Denton, TX, from August 1-5, 2010.  At this conference I am organizing a 
symposium on " Teaching Safety in Chemistry Classes and Programs" and 
hosting a workshop on "Designing and Implementing Safety Programs 
Embedded in the Curriculum".

Please consider submitting an abstract for the symposium.  The 
description is:

The 2008 ACS CPT Guidelines for Bachelor's Degree Programs reaffirm that 
undergraduate chemistry programs must include safety education "as in 
integral part of the chemistry curriculum" and "throughout their studies 
students must experience safety procedures and processes." This 
symposium will include presentations of how different colleges and 
universities design and implement these CPT requirements, both in 
individual courses and in curriculum-wide programs. By sharing 
successful programs, we can all improve what we do on our home campuses 
and better educate our students for their future careers as safe 

The deadline for abstract submission is Feburary 12, 2010.

More information about the conference is at:


David C. Finster
Professor of Chemistry
University Chemical Hygiene Officer
Department of Chemistry
Wittenberg University

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