From: TILAK CHANDRA <tilak.chandra**At_Symbol_Here**WISC.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Laboratory Safety Inspections
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2016 16:51:59 +0000
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Lab inspection benefits:


       Laboratory safety inspections enhance overall laboratory safety and


       Improves connectivity and relations between safety and labs/department

       Reduces communication gaps between safety and researchers

       Aids to know about the chemical process and safety mechanism

       Provides mechanism to improve the LSCHPs and SOPs for chemical



Good luck.




Tilak Chandra, Ph.D.

Chemical Safety Specialist



Ph. 608-890-0255

       608-622-9761 (Cell)


“--our job in safety is to make the task happen, SAFELY; not to interfere with the work…” Neal Langerman




From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**] On Behalf Of April Karr
Sent: Friday, January 29, 2016 5:55 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Laboratory Safety Inspections



Trying to do a little benchmarking; could you please share with me:

1.)    Does your Institution do laboratory safety inspections?

2.)    What areas are covered (general safety, chemical safety, biosafety, etc)?

3.)    How often?

4.)    How did you justify the need for these inspections to leadership?



Thanks much!


April Karr | Chemical Safety Officer/Laboratory Safety Advisor

Oregon Health & Science University

Environmental Health & Radiation Safety | Mail code: PP170

3181 SW Sam Jackson Pk Rd |Portland, OR 97239






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