From: Frankie Wood-Black <fwoodblack90**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Hydrogen safety webinar?
Date: Sun, 8 May 2016 12:03:02 -0500
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
Message-ID: CAEPFAxU5ZUp9iFk15uxvDkXb1mMEuE4DJ-YNdZk9P9F06m8cOA**At_Symbol_Here**

Pete - would you help with the "script" - This one is a perfect one for us to start with. I finally have all the "bugs" worked out with the How to Webinar. Compressed gases are one of my pet projects - so this could be a great one.

Also not to mention the numerous run away hydrogen reactions that happen in glove boxes, cathodes, etc.

Frankie Wood-Black, Ph.D., REM, MBA
Principal - Sophic Pursuits
NOTE - ADDRESS CHANGE - Mailing Address - PO Box 433, Tonkawa, OK 74653
Note - new email address effective March 15 fwoodblack90**At_Symbol_Here**


On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 8:53 AM, Reinhardt, Peter <peter.reinhardt**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

I would really appreciate it if DivCHAS or AIHA did a webinar on hydrogen safety as it pertains to research laboratories. There have been three hydrogen explosions at universities since 2010 (U. Missouri, Stoney Brook U. and U. Hawai=E2=80™i). Scientists and EHS staff need better training on hydrogen safety, risks to look out for, and how to do a hazard assessment for research involving hydrogen. When we ask researchers about their setup, they say, "I've been doing this for years. This is the same setup described in the literature/that my mentor uses." Please.


Peter A. Reinhardt

Director, Office of Environmental Health & Safety

Yale University

135 College St., Suite 100

New Haven, CT 06510-2411

(203) 737-2123


Previous post   |  Top of Page   |   Next post

The content of this page reflects the personal opinion(s) of the author(s) only, not the American Chemical Society, ILPI, Safety Emporium, or any other party. Use of any information on this page is at the reader's own risk. Unauthorized reproduction of these materials is prohibited. Send questions/comments about the archive to
The maintenance and hosting of the DCHAS-L archive is provided through the generous support of Safety Emporium.