From: Rita Kay Calhoun <r.calhoun**At_Symbol_Here**MOREHEADSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: FW: [DCHAS-L] Text Suggestion?
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:27:17 +0000
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                I have no idea why they do, but as a chemist when someone says “hazardous chemical”, I assume they mean a pure chemical.  Hazardous material equally refers to pure chemicals and mixtures.  Also, so many equate chemical with hazardous chemical, I personally like the use of material. 




From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of NEAL LANGERMAN
Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:36 PM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] FW: Text Suggestion?


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.”


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