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Thursday, August 7 • 9:30am - 12:30pm
S73: New Directions in Academic Lab Safety

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Safety in academic labs is taking on more importance in both high schools and colleges.  This symposium will address best practices in academic lab safety instruction and department strategies to foster safe laboratories across the educational spectrum.  It is expected that presentations will stimulate robust conversations about current and future practices.

Presider: Dave Finster, Wittenberg University

Related Papers

Introduction (9:30 am to 9:35 am)
P1009: ACS guidelines for chemical safety education in undergraduate chemistry programs (9:35 am to 9:55 am)
P1010: Risk hazard assessment in the general chemistry laboratory (9:55 am to 10:15 am)
P1011: Web-based chemistry laboratory safety training for STEM majors: A case study of New Jersey City University (10:15 am to 10:35 am)
P1012: You shall not pass ... unless you have successfully completed your safety quiz (10:35 am to 10:55 am)
Break (10:55 am to 11:10 am)
P1013: Best practices for teaching laboratory safety (11:10 am to 11:30 am)
P1014: Hands-on laboratory safety training for upper division chemistry majors (11:30 am to 11:50 am)
P1015: Comprehensive safety instruction across the chemistry curriculum (11:50 am to 12:10 pm)


Dave Finster

Wittenberg University
A focus of my professional interest in recent years had been promoting laboratory safety instruction at the undergraduate level. I'm always happy to chat with folks of similar interest and learn how they are addressing this challenge on their campus.

Thursday August 7, 2014 9:30am - 12:30pm EDT
MAK B1110