Thanks to all the attendees of the September LSO Meeting! Answers to questions regarding recycling were discussed along with three incident reports involving a chemical splash, a chemical exposure, and chemical compatibility. General rules and resources on chemical storage and compatibility were also presented.
During this meeting we highlighted the transition of the SCS Safety Exam from Compass to Canvas and issued a call for volunteers for the TA Safety Training. We also discussed a recent safety incident involving a needle stick and general safety and disposal measures for sharps. Thanks to all who attended!
Thanks to all who attended our May LSO Meeting! We discussed the upcoming facilities initiative for vendor chemical disposal and plans for this year’s Safety Week to take place during the first week of June. Safety Week will take the place of our June LSO meeting.
During the April LSO Meeting, we discussed the upcoming facilities initiative for vendor chemical disposal and plans for this year’s Safety Week to take place during the first week of June. Thanks to all those who were able to attend!
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.