During this month’s LSO meeting, we discussed how to safely handle gas cylinders in response to a recently reported near miss. An upcoming event for the disposal of unwanted vendor chemicals was announced and links to register for ACS DCHAS safety workshops were shared.
Thanks to all who joined us for our first LSO meeting of 2022! We reviewed a recent safety incident involving a heat gun, discussed current COVID protocols and mask distribution, and received an ESCO update.
In this month’s meeting, we reviewed a recent incident involving hot glassware and discussed best practices for mentoring undergraduate researchers and new graduate student trainees. Thanks to all those who joined us!
In this month’s LSO meeting we received ESCO updates from Shane, gave a reminder regarding masking protocols for the upcoming Fall semester and reviewed a recent incident involving a sodium metal fire. Thanks to all those who were able to join us!
Thanks to all those who attended our July LSO Meeting! We gave updates on the ESCO project, reviewed a recent incident involving a mercury spill and had a great presentation from David Wisher with the Urbana Fire Department on fire safety!
Thank you to all who attended our April LSO Meeting. Please see the meeting slides below for updates on the ESCO facilities projects, updates on the anonymous COVID-19 reporting form, and information on response and cleanup following laboratory fires.
Thank you to all who attended our March LSO Meeting. We gave updates on the ongoing ESCO and RAL facilities project, the upcoming Safety Week, and using the anonymous COVID-19 reporting form.
Thank you to all who attended our first LSO meeting of the new year. We reviewed the guidelines for working safely following COVID-19 safety guidelines. February LSO Meeting Slides
Thank you to all those who attended the final LSO meeting of the year! We spoke about the responsibilities of LSOs and reviewed the statistics from this semester’s incident report forms. December LSO Meeting Slides
Thank you to all those who attended the November LSO Meeting! We outlined expectations for the DRS Lab Audit walkthroughs and talked about spill kit preparation and use. November LSO Meeting Slides