Online Program

Frontiers in Laboratory safety

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
This session is an opportunity to hear from several practitioners as to the efforts they are making to improve safety practice and to elucidate the challenges in promoting and implementing safety in academic laboratories that investigate a wide variety of topics and describe strategies to deal with these challenges.
Session Objectives: Define safety culture. Discuss its application and implications for safety practice in laboratory settings. Identify challenges and strategies for dealing with laboratory hazards including biosafety, chemical safety and physical safety.
Miriam Weil, MPH, ScD

Local regulation of laboratory biosafety in cambridge, Massachusetts   
Sam Lipson, MS, REHS and Susan Woskie, PhD, C.I.H.
Hazard assessment in laboratories at MIT   
Michael Labosky, MS, CIH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)