June LSO Meeting Recap

Thank you to all our attendees at our June LSO Meeting! We covered the topic of nanomaterials safety. Please see the slides for more details as well as information about recent incidents and how DRS audits may be conducted this year. June 2020 LSO Meeting Slides

JST is looking for graduate students and post-docs who would like to get involved with JST for the 2020-2021 academic year. Please fill out this form if you are interested!

See you all next month!

May 2020 LSO Meeting Recap

Thank you to all our attendees who joined us for our Zoom May LSO meeting! We discussed important safety reminders for when researchers are allowed to work in the lab within social distancing guidelines.

Please see the slides for more information, including links to information about COVID-19 resources posted on the JST website. May 2020 LSO Meeting Slides

Also, the JST is looking for new students who are interested in serving on the JST board! You do not have to be an LSO to be a part of JST. Please check out the slides for more details and email us (chemsafety@illinois.edu) if you have any questions!

January 2020 LSO Meeting Recap

Thank you to all our attendees at our January LSO meeting! We covered the Building Emergency Action Plan (BEAP), labeling chemicals, and general housekeeping. Please see the meeting slides for announcements and recent incidents. January 2020 LSO Meeting Slides

The LSO meetings for the rest of the semester have been set! They are:

February 27th

April 2nd

May 7th

Please see the meeting slides for more details. See you next month!

October LSO Meeting Recap

Thank you to all our attendees at our October LSO meeting! The topic covered was advanced PPE and resources for learning about and obtaining advanced PPE. We also presented a draft of the new SCS Safety Exam Questions for the revised Chemical Hygiene Plan. If you have any feedback about these questions please let us know! Please also see the meeting slides for announcements and recent incident reports. October 2019 LSO Meeting Slides, SCS Safety Exam Questions

See you next month for our annual “How to be an LSO” meeting. If your group is changing LSO’s soon please make sure to bring the new LSO to this meeting!

March and April LSO Meeting Recaps

Thanks to all of our attendees for the March and April LSO meetings. In these two meetings we discussed how to interface with facilities and services to have any maintenance done in your labs (March). For the April meeting we discussed how to handle specialty waste (with an emphasis on bio-waste). We also showed one of our new initiatives, Safe Operation Cards, and are working on finalizing them. Please see the ‘Monthly LSO Meeting’ tab for the powerpoint slides