From: "Osterby, Meg" <OsterbyM**At_Symbol_Here**WESTERNTC.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] need to find cheap or free chemical safety training for non-scientist administrator
Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2015 16:02:25 +0000
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Hello All,


My direct supervisor has recently learned that he is responsible legally and civilly if we have an accident, since he has given no oversight of the chem lab/stockroom safety.  He wants to learn, and I want to support him in that.  His training does not include any hard sciences.  His degree is in Psychology, and he never took any lab sciences in college, and no chem lab ever. 


I’m hoping someone can direct me to an appropriate, free or cheap, on-line training that wouldn’t be overwhelming with details he won’t understand.  Does anyone know of such a program, that is specific to the safety issues in hard science labs. (He is also the supervisor of the bio labs, and the microbio and A&P labs.)


Thanks in advance for your help.



Meg Osterby

Lead Chemistry Instructor

Western Technical College

400 7th St. N.

LaCrosse, WI 54601




"It's  better to be careful 100 times, than to be killed once." 

                                                    Mark Twain


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