From: "Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety" <secretary**At_Symbol_Here**DCHAS.ORG>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] 4 more Re: Re: [DCHAS-L] Help with terminology
Date: June 26, 2013 11:46:33 AM EDT
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From: Sebastia´n Daz
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Help with terminology
Date: June 26, 2013 10:40:56 AM EDT

Hi Ralph,

What I have seen in the past in the industry is using the specific job title of the "involved worker" or "involved employee", followed by a numberal or letter when multiple persons are involved.

For example:
[...] at 10:40 "Process Technician A" started closing valve XXX. At 10:50 material started leaking from YYY. [...] at 10:52, "Process Technician B" was walking to ZZZ and observed "Process Technician B" surrounded by flames apparently originating from the North unloading area stormwater trench and and radioed the control room to report the fire [...]

hope this helps!

Best regards,

Sebastian Diaz, P.E.
Senior Consultant
Risktec Solutions Inc.

From: "Demer, Frank R - (demer)"
Subject: RE: Help with terminology
Date: June 26, 2013 11:08:35 AM EDT

How about referring to them by a descriptive title: injured researcher, coworker, PI, postdoc, technician, etc.

Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Help with terminology
Date: June 26, 2013 10:21:49 AM EDT

The term "subject" has generally been used.


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From: Ernie Lippert
Subject: RE: [DCHAS-L] 6 Re: [DCHAS-L] Help with terminology
Date: June 26, 2013 11:10:37 AM EDT

I agree with Al - he makes sense. Any other word would be contrived and, as
such, would not be universally accepted. "Person(s) involved" seems to cover
most possibilities.

Ernie Lippert

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