From: Steve McLean <steve_mclean**At_Symbol_Here**BYU.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Science Expo Ideas
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:40:58 +0000
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What about burning swatches of various types of fabric (e.g., 100% polyester, cotton/poly blend, 100% cotton, and PBI/Nomex) to show how various fabrics (i.e., clothing) respond to a fire?


What about Styrofoam mannequin heads, a can of spray paint (or something similar), and various types of safety eyewear to demonstrate why splash goggles and a face shield (in tandem) are better protection than a pair of safety glasses with removable side-shields?


What would you be willing to touch while wearing a nitrile glove that you would NOT be willing to touch while un-gloved?  Use your imagination…


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Brennan, Catherine
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 9:55 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Science Expo Ideas


Good Morning-

Our EHS department is participating for the first time in the University-wide science expo and we are trying to come up with some ideas for demonstrations for our theme, “Safe Science”.  Just wondering if anyone has ever done anything like this and could provide some suggestions?  Thanks!



Catherine R. Brennan

Assistant Director - Environment, Health and Safety

Chemical Safety and Emergency Response Officer

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1120 Estes Drive Extension, CB#1650

Chapel Hill, NC  27599-1650

(919) 843-5331

(919) 962-0227 FAX



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