From: Daniel Kuespert <0000057d3b6cd9b7-dmarc-request**At_Symbol_Here**LISTS.PRINCETON.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Department- and lab-level safety training policies
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 10:06:14 -0400
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**Princeton.EDU>
Message-ID: 9B332F31-F5FE-421F-BF30-7F48FA5EC1A4**At_Symbol_Here**

I'm starting a project to identify and close gaps in my institution's lab safety training regime. I'm working on a three-tier structure:

1. University-standard training to cover the basics and really common issues.
2. Departmental training to cover discipline-specific issues and department-operated instruments, facilities, etc.
3. Lab-level training to cover the lab's emergency equipment/procedures, SOPs, lab-specific technologies, and anything else that isn't covered elsewhere.

I was wondering if anyone already has a set of policies that specify such a training scheme (that they feel are good, that is-) I'd love a pointer to the program description, and I'm particularly interested in how institutions communicate the responsibility to train down through the management structure.

Anyway, if you've an interesting and/or effective training program to share (or want to give a war story illustrating how not to do it), please contact me through the list or at dankuespert**At_Symbol_Here**


Daniel Reid Kuespert, PhD, CSP
11101 Wood Elves Way
Columbia, MD 21044

Previous post   |  Top of Page   |   Next post

The content of this page reflects the personal opinion(s) of the author(s) only, not the American Chemical Society, ILPI, Safety Emporium, or any other party. Use of any information on this page is at the reader's own risk. Unauthorized reproduction of these materials is prohibited. Send questions/comments about the archive to
The maintenance and hosting of the DCHAS-L archive is provided through the generous support of Safety Emporium.