From: Allen Niemi <anniemi**At_Symbol_Here**MTU.EDU>
Subject: Re: FW: [DCHAS-L] Text Suggestion?
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:16:51 -0400
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Here's my response. Hazardous materials covers a broader range of substances and, therefore, a broader range of useful knowledge. Technically, I guess, everything is chemical but you don't typically think of metals as chemicals, for example. Maybe it should be called "Handling Hazardous Substances."


On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:35 PM, NEAL LANGERMAN <neal**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

Out of curiosity, why in a chemistry department do you use "hazardous materials"???? Why not "hazardous chemicals"?


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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Murphy, Dr. Ruth Ann
Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:47 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] FW: Text Suggestion?

Good Afternoon,

What text(s) would you suggest for the following course? Any ideas would be appreciated.

CHEM 4310 Handling Hazardous Materials: "A study of the principles and methods of handling hazardous materials in the workplace. Coverage includes the nature and scope of hazards in the workplace and an overview of regulations of hazardous materials and worker safety, occupational diseases, fundamentals of industrial hygiene, basic concepts of toxicology, and an introduction to risk assessment. Prerequisite: Approval of department chairperson."

Thank you very much.


Ruth Ann

Ruth Ann Murphy, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry

Chairperson, Department of Chemistry, Environmental Science and Geology

Chairperson, Health Professions Advisory Committee

Amy LeVesconte Professorship of Chemistry

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