From: Christine Rogers <car**At_Symbol_Here**EHS.UMASS.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Frequency of Lab Safety Training
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2017 18:20:02 +0000
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
Message-ID: 4166D343-076F-45A5-A528-FF1D94A52ABE**At_Symbol_Here**

Classroom training once every 5 years
Online refresher training every year in between

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On Aug 10, 2017, at 12:48 PM, Humphrey, Karalyn <Karalyn_Humphrey**At_Symbol_Here**BAYLOR.EDU> wrote:

I’ve been doing my annual review of the regulations and I wanted to poll the audience here, particularly academic institutions, to see how often you require lab safety training?  Both Haz Com and the Lab Standard require it when you start and when new hazards are introduced, but have no requirement for refresher training.  Most of the other clients who use the management software we are moving to keep to that and only require it once.  I’m hoping to get a larger sample size by asking here.


Thank you,


Karalyn (Karen) Humphrey, Ph.D


Laboratory Safety Program Manager

& Radiation Safety Officer

Department of Environmental, Health & Safety

Baylor University


Office: Draper 244.10

Phone:  254-710-2002



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


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