Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 09:42:19 -0500
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From: Beth Shepard <Beth.Shepard**At_Symbol_Here**SIAL.COM>
Subject: Re: 2 Re: [DCHAS-L] Nature News Article: Fatality adds further
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Excuse me, but I was raised by a single working mother who taught me about 
safety every day. Both my parents taught me that I was personally 
responsible for my actions & my safety. My parents married in college & 
grew in different directions between their 20s & their 30s. Risk 
assessment wouldn't have fixed that. 

However, the fact that no one is as concerned for my safety as I am, does 
not excuse any institution from providing appropriate safety systems. 

In my opinion, a machine shop should have a monitor whenever it is open 
for use. Lathes are not the only power tools available (saws, drills, 
sanders,etc.). In case of emergency, someone needs to be there to hit the 
emergency shutoff, call for help, apply pressure, etc.

Beth Shepard / Technical Compliance Specialist 
Regulatory Compliance 
6000 N. Teutonia Ave. / Milwaukee, WI 53209 / USA 
P: (414) 438-3850, x5471 

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Re: [DCHAS-L] 2 Re: [DCHAS-L] Nature News Article: Fatality adds further 

Grandma probably raised Mom in a one parent home where she was out to work 
most of the time. So Mom wasn't too savvy about safety for starters and 
she had to be out working, too. If either Grandma or Mom had understood 
risk assessment, they wouldn't have been single parents.

So a significant portion of students are clueless. And clueless is 
combined with the invincibility syndrome, a typical mental aberration 
often accompanied by periods of acute stupidity which is seen even in kids 
who have been raised by two safety conscious parents.  Prepare to 
spoon-feed safety to them, Ernie. 


In a message dated 4/21/2011 8:41:41 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
ernielippert**At_Symbol_Here**TOAST.NET writes: 

Division of Chemical Health and Safety

Good grief! Safety training begins at home. DidnŐt your mother teach you 
not to touch the hot stove - or to look both ways before crossing the 
street? Apparently not.

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