From: Ralph B. Stuart <ralph.stuart**At_Symbol_Here**CORNELL.EDU>
Subject: Re: FW: [DCHAS-L] Text Suggestion?
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:57:28 +0000
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> I have become convinced that teaching safety without the historic and political background only leaves student's mystified and resorting to shear memory. The background puts it all in a context.

I think that this is a very important point. I did a training this morning and was able to use the Mythbuster's review of the use of HF in Breaking Bad to open the discussion of the hazards of HF relative to other mineral acids. Several good questions ensued...

- Ralph

Ralph Stuart CIH
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Department of Environmental Health and Safety
Cornell University


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