From: "Humphrey, Karalyn J." <Karalyn_Humphrey**At_Symbol_Here**BAYLOR.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Enforcing safety rules among instructors
Date: January 25, 2012 11:54:31 AM EST
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I need your help, please.  I’m at an institution where graduate (and sometimes undergraduate) students teach our undergraduate Chemistry labs.  Those of us who are lab coordinators often come into the labs to find the student instructors not wearing the appropriate PPE.  How do you enforce this at other institutions?  I’m trying to make a case to our department that there needs  to be consequences for student instructors who don’t tow the line.  Right now the methods are a stern talking to, bouncing them from one lab to another, and “putting a note in their file”.


Thanks in advance.


Dr. Karalyn (Karen) Humphrey


Laboratory Coordinator, Department Safety Officer & Part-Time Lecturer

Baylor University Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Office: BSB E.111

Phone:  254-710-2002

"Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love." - Lao Tzu


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