From: Heather Mann <heather.mann**At_Symbol_Here**STONYBROOK.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] How It's Made
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:50:17 -0400
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
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A lot of my Gen Z students who are interested in industrial careers, or any kind of engineering, tell me they were inspired by the show How It's Made.

It's a good show, and what I'm about to describe occurs in just a handful of episodes, but I think it presents an opportunity to exert a degree of influence toward promoting the culture of safety.

There are a lot of details glossed over for proprietary reasons. Once in a while they talk about formulation development then yadayadayada over scale-up.

I was wondering if there would be interested among us to send a petition to the show encouraging them to add a comment to such segments addressing that scale-up itself is more involved than, say, multiply by 1000 and go.

What do we think? It might be silly, but I thought it was at least worth considering and discussing.


Thanks in advance for your thoughts.
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