Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2010 19:50:14 -0400
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From: "Breazeale, William H" <BreazealeW**At_Symbol_Here**COFC.EDU>
Subject: Re: Safety Glasses

Would not safety goggles, impact and splash proof, have been better!!!!!
W. H. "Jack" Breazeale
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Francis Marion University         
Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, College of Charleston                 
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Instructor, Laboratory Safety Institute                                  
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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List on behalf of Andrew Gross
Sent: Sat 10/9/2010 5:48 PM
To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Safety Glasses

Now is as good of time as any to remind everyone to ALWAYS wear your
safety glasses.  Call this a public service announcement from one of
our own.

Last week I was working on something totally routine and safe (new
job...things are "safe" here) and next thing I knew a large volumetric
flask exploded.  Flying glass left a 3 inch gash on my cheek.  My face
was covered in acetic acid from the 5L bottle that was damaged to
failure, my eyes had a nice safe front row seat to a rather cool

S**t happens, and it happens to the best and the most diligent when we
least expect it.  23 stitches later I'm going to be just fine because
I had my shields on.

Stay Safe

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