From: Jyllian Kemsley <jyllian.kemsley**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Lab Safety training for Undergrads
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2014 11:25:42 -0700
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Hi all,

I can't recall how much this covers Stefan's specific questions, but I did a cover story on "teaching safety" a few years ago that might provide some inspiration for those looking for ideas for undergraduate teaching labs:

Not covered in that story was Seattle University's "safety teams" approach for general chemistry:

And what the University of California, Irvine, is doing for inorganic chemistry labs:


On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 6:05 AM, Wawzyniecki Jr, Stefan <stefan.w**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

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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