Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 22:44:03 +0000
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From: "Debbie M. Decker" <dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU>
Subject: Re: new set of rules kick in
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I think it might mean that they go from being students, and not technically subject to the requirement s of OSHA, to being employees, who are subject to those requirements.  Students can’t be “fired” for non-co mpliance with safety rules.  There may be consequences but eventually, students will get their degrees and take bad habits with them into industr y.

Does this make sense?< /o:p>



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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of Melinda Toumi
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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] new set of rules kick in

I think that (some/ma ny) students do not take safety seriously or perhaps do not see it as a per sonal responsibility.


On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Kennedy, Sheila &l t;s1kennedy**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

I’d very interested in your list for the “new set of rules [ that] kick in” when our students move into industry.

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It is also very helpful to us out in the "world" if students are trained to observe safety practices that will be required when they get to us. A whole new set of rules kick in when they go from being "students" to being "employees".

To borrow a term from my Army d ays - "train the same way that you will fight".

Don A. Long
Southwest Research Institute La boratory
Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Dispo sal Facility
PO Box 20130
White Hall, AR 71612


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