From: Debbie M. Decker <dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] High School Students
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2017 15:01:36 +0000
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
Message-ID: BLUPR08MB534942E3E6CE8B769C8B286C88B0**At_Symbol_Here**

Here’s our Minors in Lab policy:


In the chemistry department (where I’m safety manager), anyone who works in a research lab is required to take on-line Fundamentals of Lab Safety training, in addition to lab-specific training.


I’m currently working with Risk Management to make sure all those who may be supervising high school students are fingerprinted and background checked.  I’m concerned there’s a gap.


Hope this helps.




Debbie M. Decker, CCHO, ACS Fellow

Past Chair, Division of Chemical Health and Safety

University of California, Davis





Birkett's hypothesis: "Any chemical reaction

that proceeds smoothly under normal conditions,

can proceed violently in the presence of an idiot."




From: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU] On Behalf Of Michele Crase
Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2017 6:47 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] High School Students


Hello all,

I would like your policy for high school students coming in and working in your research laboratories. I appreciate your help in this matter.




Michele Crase

Laboratory Safety Manager

Faraday 327

Office of Research Compliance, Integrity and Safety

Northern Illinois University


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