From: "Ashbrook, Peter C" <peteash**At_Symbol_Here**ILLINOIS.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] MidWest ACS meeting question
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2013 18:41:01 +0000
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Here is a post from 2 days ago for a workshop. I don’t know about any technical program.




From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Harry Elston
Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2013 6:21 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] ADV: Chemical Safety Training at ACS Midwest Regional Meeting


So you can’t make it to the ACS Indy meeting?  No problem!  Come to the Midwest Regional Meeting!


Midwest Chemical Safety will be presenting “Essential Information and Training for the Chemical Hygiene Officer” at the Midwest Regional ACS Meeting, on Friday, 18 October 2013.  This all-day workshop will include the topics:


The OSHA Laboratory Standard

Regulatory responsibilities

Resources for the Chemical Hygiene Officer

Developing the facility Chemical Hygiene Plan

Introduction to GHS - Getting ready for the transition

Developing effective Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Laboratory Hazards and Control

Hazard identification and risk management

Exposure and overexposure in normal operations

Evaluating exposure – an overview

The Lab RAT

Integrating risk management and exposure control

Laboratory Emergencies

Emergency preparedness


Registration is now open at  Registration is $325 for ACS members and $350 for non-ACS members.  You do not need to register for the meeting to attend the workshop.


If you’re planning to attend, please register as soon as possible.  A minimum of 5 registrants is necessary for the workshop to be presented.  For more information, please contact me at 217-971-6047 or via email at helston**At_Symbol_Here**


Best regards!





From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Melissa Charlton-Smith
Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2013 9:21 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] MidWest ACS meeting question


It appears I will be in Missouri in October for the ACS meeting….anything going on for DCHAS?


I’m sure someone has already posted for registrations etc….but I didn’t know until today I was going so I didn’t pay much attention.




Mel Charlton-Smith

Chemical Hygiene Officer-NRCC

Lab Coordinator, Lecturer

BS-CHO program

Department of Chemistry

WV Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, WV 26201





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