From: Leogane Olivier <o.leogane**At_Symbol_Here**UMONTREAL.CA>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Overnight reaction form / Working alone situations in academic laboratories
Date: April 12, 2013 10:37:27 AM EDT
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
Message-ID: <74A314CC177D5242BE272584CE0555C4049250C3**At_Symbol_Here**>

Hi group,


I have 2 questions for those working in academic laboratories.


1.       Have you ever experienced any situations where an overnight reaction form

has been precious for the emergency response ?


2.       Another common practice in academic research and even more at risk, is working alone in the laboratory.

Even if it is strongly discouraged, it is part of the academic culture. I am trying to implement a new system

with removable stickers to at least inform people outside the lab (security, etc…) that someone is running

experience alone in the lab. So I would like to receive some feedbacks, sharing experience on how

people manage this situation.


Thanks for any help on this.


Have a good day





Olivier LEOGANE, Ph.D,

EHS officer, Chemical safety

University of Montreal

Office F-505 - Roger Gaudry Building

Phone : (514)343-6111 ext 2824
Email : o.leogane**At_Symbol_Here**






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