Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 08:37:22 -0700
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From: Lee Latimer <lhlatimer**At_Symbol_Here**MINDSPRING.COM>
Subject: Re: Recent Accidents in College Level and beyond Chemistry Lab

It is worth noting that this topic is the subject of the special discussio n period at Council in Denver.  The discussion is open for any to atten d though only Councilors can participate.   

Since many academics are Councilors, there should be some good contribution s, though I expect the discussion to highlight the large difference in appro aches by academic and industrial scientists attention/concern/training on sa fety and an instinctive safety culture before even crossing the lab threshol d.


On 8/4/11 6:08 AM, "Mary Ellen A Scott" <mas35**At_Symbol_Here**CASE.EDU> wrote:

< SPAN STYLE='font-size:11pt'>For now, thank you Jay, Ralph, Lindsay and Jeff for all the incidents.=A0 I will do my best to compile the Chem lab specific a ccidents for the group and our presentation.

On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 8:36 AM, Larson, Jay <Jay.Larson**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

< SPAN STYLE='font-size:11pt'>Here’s a list of fat alities:
Jay Larson, CIH
Safety and Occupational Health Manager
Department of Energy
Office of Science
SC-31/GTN Building
1000 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20585-1290
W: 301-903-9869 <tel:301-903-9869>

From: DCHAS-L Dis cussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**list.uvm. edu] On Behalf Of Lindsey Kayman
Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2011 8:21 PM
To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Recent Accidents in College Level and beyond Chemistry Lab

Mary Ellen,

Check out the incidents on this page: rgroups/labHandScommittee/Pages/LaboratorySafetyIncidents.aspx


Lindsey Kayman, CIH, LEED AP (O+M)

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 7:23 PM, Mary Ellen A Scott <mas35**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:
Our department chair would like a survey of the most recent=A0 (past 5 yrs) a ccidents in a college chemistry laboratory as part of a=A0 presentation to the incoming chemistry graduate students.=A0 Our students will both assist in tea ching=A0 the undergraduate labs and begin their=A0 research.=A0=A0 I am aware of the tragic event regarding Sheri Sangi but not other accidents specific to a=A0 C hemistry lab.=A0 If you would are willing to share any that you know, I will c ompile the information and make it available to the DCHAS-L.
Thank you,
Mary Ellen

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