From: Melissa Charlton-Smith <melissafcsmith**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Source of the OSHA statement
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2016 20:08:09 -0400
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Hi everybody,

ok I have been trying to find the original source for the following statement:

"...Occupational Safety & Health Administration statistics demonstrate that researchers are 11 times more likely to get hurt in an academic lab than in an industrial lab."

I have seen this statement referenced many times in articles. In fact in one of the articles I read it was said to be quote from an interview. Sometimes it is referenced, and then when I track down the reference, it just refers to another article that uses the exact same wording, without a reference. No matter who said it first...where is the research? Where are the statistics? Where is the report? What journal do I find it in?

Thanks everybody, just trying to track down the paper, or the OSHA stats or what have you. I want to USE that information in a report I am working on, but I want a real reference to go by.

Mel Charlton-Smith

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