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Course Title: Safety in the Laboratory, Part 2
Categories: 1 - Management/Professional Development
2 - Petroleum Analysis
3 - Quality/Regulatory/Compliance
4 - Food
5 - Industrial Hygiene and Lab Safety
6 - Water-Wastewater
Instructor(s): James Kaufman Course Number: 76
Affiliation: Laboratory Safety Institute
Course Date: 03/08/2016 - Tuesday Course Length: 1 Day Course
Start Time: 08:30 AM End Time: 05:00 PM
Fee: $550 ($750 after 2/12/16) Textbook Fee: $74

Course Description
Safety In the Laboratory (Part II) is an intensive one-day short course on the fundamentals of lab safety and how to create a more effective lab safety program. At this course, you'll learn how to avoid accidents and injuries with simple, practical low-cost solutions. You'll discover how easy it is to avoid costly and time-consuming litigation associated with negligence suits. You'll take home the resources needed to understand the fundamentals of lab safety, to develop or improve your lab safety program, and to comply with the OSHA Lab Standard. You'll receive the training you need to more effectively train your colleagues. Contact LSI to inquire about 1-3 Graduate Credits:

Target Audience
EHS Staff and Managers Lab Managers Lab Supervisors Lab Technicians Lab Workers Scientists Science Educators Science Faculty, Staff, Teachers Risk Managers Chemical Hygiene Officers Safety/Security Directors Facilities Directors/Managers Anyone wanting a better safety program

Course Outline
Safety in the Laboratory (Part II)
8:00 Review/Introduction
8:15 Handling Chemical Reagents
9:00 Ventilation
9:30 Electrical Safety
10:00 BREAK
10:15 Activity (III) - Your Most Serious Problem
11:00 Storage of Chemicals
11:30 Discussion
1:00 Disposal of Chemicals
1:30 Safety Equipment Display
2:00 Needs Assessment
2:30 BREAK
2:45 Employee/Student Involvement
3:15 Activity (IV) - Safety Program Planning
4:15 Workshop Critique and Discussion

Course Instructor's Biography
Dr. James Kaufman is President/CEO of The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) and former Professor of Chemistry and EHS Director at Curry College. He received his bachelors degree in chemistry from Tufts University and his doctorate in organic chemistry from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). After two years as a post-doctoral fellow in the WPI Chemical Engineering Department converting garbage into fuel oil, Dr. Kaufman joined the Dow Chemical Company's New England Research Laboratory as a Process Research Chemist. During his four years with Dow, he became increasingly involved in laboratory safety related activities. He authored "Laboratory Safety Guidelines". Originally distributed by Dow, now over four million copies (in thirteen languages) of the widely requested and reprinted brochure are in circulation. Dr. Kaufman is the founder and President/CEO of The Laboratory Safety Institute – an international, non-profit center for safety in science and science education. LSI's lectures and training programs, AV-lending library, Mini-Grants, Internet discussion list, and publications help both academic and non-academic institutions throughout the world. LSI is supported, in part, by grants from individuals, foundations, companies and professional societies. LSI conducts seminars, short courses, program audits and lab inspections for schools, colleges, and companies. They also provide advice on regulatory compliance, safety program development, facilities design, editorial commentary on laboratory texts, and expert witness testimony. LSI serves of 150 different types of labs in over 30 countries. Dr. Kaufman is a former, ten-year member of the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Council Committee on Chemical Safety and is past-chairman of the 2,500-member ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety. He is the author-narrator of the ACS Audio Course on Laboratory Safety and editor of "Waste Disposal at Academic Institutions" from Lewis Publishers. He recorded and edited the "One-Day Laboratory Safety Audio Seminar" and "Two-Day Lab Safety Video Course." He co-authored “Safety Is Elementary: the new standard for safety in the elementary science classroom”. Most recently, he recorded a one, two and three-day on-demand lab safety course for LSI (for those who are “remotely interested”(sm) in lab safety.