A half-day laboratory safety seminar open to all Texas Tech University faculty, staff and students is set for Sept. 9.
The seminar “Taking Ownership of Your Laboratory,” is free and will be held from 8 a.m. to noon and repeated from 1-5 p.m. in the Matador Room in the Student Union Building. The seminar will cover real-world laboratory safety issues including:
• Laboratory accidents
• Eye and face protection
• Handling Chemicals
• Chemical Storage
The seminar is meant for anyone who has connection to a laboratory, 3-D art facility or other academic setting where chemicals are present. The hours count toward the Responsible Care in Research requirement.
To register, please call Environmental Health and Safety at 742-3876 and ask to register for either the morning or afternoon session of “Taking Ownership of Your Laboratory.”
William Breazeale will conduct the seminars. He has been active in the American Chemical Society (ACS) for more than 40 years, serving for nine years as a member of the ACS Committee on Chemical Safety including three years as chair. Currently, Breazeale serves as a consultant to the Committee on Chemical Safety.