From: Jarral Ryter <jryter**At_Symbol_Here**WESTERN.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Lab Safety training for Undergrads
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2014 15:54:43 -0600
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I would love more information on this! We have never had any safety training for anyone. I would like to get training going for faculty and student TAs and students doing research. We are a small 4 yr school. We have of course the short lab safety on the first day and signed safety sheets  for the undergrads.


I have become the EH&S department by default in our department. Our department covers geology, biology, chemistry, physics and anthropology…. The biologists and chemists work with quite a few nasty chemicals. Some in geology but not so much.


Love to have some input on training programs.






Jarral Ryter

Chemistry Instructor/Lab and Safety Manager

Western State Colorado University





From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Wawzyniecki Jr, Stefan
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2014 1:05 PM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Lab Safety training for Undergrads


I’m  really  enjoying the feedback so far-  thanks to all who have responded, and for those who may still-  I appreciate this forum!


It appears that the Hill/Finster text gets is getting popular-  I’m hoping to use it too.  Good job, Bob  &  David .




Stefan Wawzyniecki, CIH, CHMM




From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Wawzyniecki Jr, Stefan
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2014 9:06 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Lab Safety training for Undergrads



This topic probably has come up before, but I am interested in how other colleges & universities address UG lab safety training.  This would not be for  UGs in research labs, who may be getting a stipend or credit. 


1.        Do they attend the same training offered by EH&S for all lab workers?

2.       Do their names get entered in the same database?

3.       Does your institution offer a full day introductory lab safety seminar?

4.       Does your institution offer a one credit course for UGs in lab safety?



Thanks for the responses.  Let me know if you are a large school or small college- that may impact  answers.


-Stefan Wawzyniecki, CIH, CHMM

University of Connecticut

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