From: Samuella B. Sigmann <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: FW: [DCHAS-L] Text Suggestion?
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:53:47 -0400
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I would also be interested in the target audience.  Chemistry majors?  Undergraduates?  I currently use Prudent Practices as my main text for a chemical hygiene course aimed at chemistry, biology, art, technology undergraduates.  Maybe Laboratory Safety for Chemistry Students?


On 4/15/2014 1:46 PM, Murphy, Dr. Ruth Ann wrote:

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

JAMP Faculty Director

Goldwater Scholarship Faculty Representative

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

900 College Street

Belton, TX  76513-2599

Phone 254.295.4542








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A. R. Smith Department of Chemistry

Appalachian State University

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