From: Samuella B. Sigmann <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] 20th century lab safety heroes
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2017 11:59:08 -0500
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
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Alice Hamilton andå Rachel Carson

On 11/8/2017 9:37 AM, Stuart, Ralph wrote:
I'm preparing for a presentation about safety story telling later this week at SERMACS and a question has arisen that the list might be able to help with:

If you asked today's undergraduate science student to name 3 to 5 laboratory scientists (as opposed to general scientists) from the 20th Century, who are they most likely to name? Which are the similar names from the 21st Century?

The names that spring to my Google-aided mind are Marie Curie, Watson and Crick (and Franklin), and Fermi. Glenn Seaborg is important, but I don't know if anyone today would know why...

Are there others?

Thanks for any thoughts on this.

- Ralph

Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO
Environmental Safety Manager
Keene State College
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