From: Patricia Redden <predden**At_Symbol_Here**SAINTPETERS.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Lab Safety Short Course at EAS
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:18:39 -0400
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Eastern Analytical Symposium is sponsoring a one day safety course, run by Jim Kaufman of the Laboratory Safety Institute, on Sunday, November 16, from 8:30 am to 5 pm.

You can register or get more information at the EAS website, (

Early registration deadline is October 15.

Pat Redden

E14-11: Lab Safety

How to Create a More Effective Lab Safety Program

E14-11, One-Day Course, Sunday, November 16, 8:30am-5:00pm

Dr. James A. Kaufman, Laboratory Safety Institute, Natick, MA

This interesting and entertaining one-day short course confronts one of the more common excuses for not having or improving the lab safety program - "it costs too much." This is simply not true. Excellent lab safety programs do not need to cost large amounts of money. Thirty-three simple lab safety program components will be presented and discussed to demonstrate this important theme. These are the critical components for an effective lab safety program. Participants learn how to create a more effective lab safety program without a purchase order or requisition. Here's a unique opportunity to take a look at your lab safety program to see how you're doing and how you can do it even better. The short course participants will receive the Laboratory Safety Institute's (LSI) lab safety program review checklist with 33 components. You will learn how to use this checklist to evaluate your program both qualitatively and quantitatively. The result is a simple, clear, low/no cost path for lab safety program development. Please bring all the written materials associated with your lab safety program with you for your review and evaluation in this new and enlightening way.

Lab Supervisors, Lab Managers, lab workers, lab technicians, analytical chemists, lab supervisors, group leaders, principal investigators, researchers, science and engineering faculty and staff, clinical and forensic scientists, and anyone who would like to have an improved lab safety program, reduce the likelihood of injury, illness, regulatory violation fines, and negligence lawsuits

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