CCE Safety Day 2018
The Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering's 2018 Safety Day will be held on Friday, October 5th from 1:15-5 pm.
Special guest speakers:
Prof. Craig Merlic, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA, Dr. Jamie Cohen, Director of the Organics, Polymers, and Organometallics (OPO) Groupin Core R&D, Dow Chemical Co., and Dr. John Kramer, Leader in Polymer Chemistry and High Throughput Research (OPO), Dow Chemical Co.
The event will feature a 1-hour seminar with guest lecturers from both academia and industry, followed by hands-on training and discussions of specific aspects of laboratory safety. Attendance is mandatory for all students, postdocs, and staff scientists in the CCE Division. A raffle and Division-wide social event will follow at 5 pm.
Breakout Sessions Include:
General Laboratory Safety, Emergency Preparedness, Fire Extinguishers, and Personal Protective Equipment - Schlinger Parking lot
An Industrial Perspective on Assessing and Managing Hazards in Research Labs - Guest Speakers: Dr. Jamie Cohen and Dr. John Kramer, Dow Chemical
Learning Safety from Real Lab Accidents - Guest Speaker Prof. Craig Merlic, UCLA
Working with Pyrophorics
Liquid Nitrogen and Vacuum/Schlenk Line Hazards
Safe Handling and Disposal of Hazardous Materials
Lasers, Compressed Gasses, Cryogenics, and Electrical Hazards
Biosafety and Safe Biochemistry Techniques
How to Prepare SOPs.