From: Lisa Phillips <bognar.6**At_Symbol_Here**ND.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Accidental Discoveries That Changed The World - Reactions
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:14:07 -0500
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Just one comment. I really like the video, but why in the beginning are the scientists wearing safety glasses/goggles but open lab coats and no gloves?

On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 3:29 AM, Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <secretary**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:
An ACS video that gives another spin to the idea of lab accidents can be found at

"Throughout the history of science, many major discoveries came accidentally. Sometimes they came from recognizing potential in an unexpected product or waste. Other times, discovery came out of pure desperation from a seemingly dead-end experiment. Here are some of those happy accidents that ended up changing the world."

Funny they didn't mention how many Superfund sites arose in the use of the same materials...


Lisa Bognar Phillips, CHMM, CCHO

Laboratory Compliance Program Manager

University Biosafety Officer

University of Notre Dame

636 Grace Hall

Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Phone: 574-631-5037

Email: bognar.6**At_Symbol_Here**

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