From: DCHAS Membership Chair <membership**At_Symbol_Here**DCHAS.ORG>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] ACS Open Access FREE Webinar Recording: How to Improve Your Lab's Safety
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 14:28:03 -0400
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
Message-ID: 05250953-9409-4073-9A38-9D073643EBFF**At_Symbol_Here**

People who watched the webinar that the Division co-sponsored in January may be interested to know that the ACS Webinar program has released an "extended cut" version of that webinar. In this version, we have added responses to a group of questions that we weren't able to answer in the time allotted in January. The new questions include:

- Where can I learn more about a system of classification for chemical storage?
- What are effective ways of getting administration and other departments (like biology) on board with a consistent safety message and culture when old habits are so ingrained and funding is limited?
- How do we apply a hazard assessment teaching method to a regulatory environment that requires rule based documentation?
- Do you have any recommendations for safety glasses use in a space that is mixed office and lab use? Do you think they should be manditory at all times if your at your desk in a lab?
- Does anyone have a good definition of what qualifies as a "near-miss"?  
- How do you define safety culture as opposed to compliance?

Also, notice that there is a survey question that we would like people's responses to at the link below. Even if you don't take the time to watch the whole webinar again, please respond to that question so that the Division can continue to improve our member services. 

And spread the word to others who may be interested - the webinar is free for anyone to watch.

Thanks for your interest in this!

- Ralph

Hello Michael,

The edited recording of How to Improve Your Lab's Safety: Answering Your Questions has just been added to the ACS Webinars Archive. This broadcast features Debbie Decker of the UC Davis, Joe Pickel of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Ralph Stuart of Keene State College. 

We listened to your suggestions in the post webinar survey and now the recording features an extra twenty minutes of Q&A with two of the experts beginning around the 6 minute mark!
This ACS Webinar was originally broadcast live on Jan. 17, 2019 and has been edited for time and clarity.
We want to hear from you about how you learn about lab safety, answer the interactive poll and vote here or click the graphic below. 
Proudly co-produced with

Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO

Membership chair
American Chemical Society 
Division of Chemical Health and Safety 

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