Making labs accessible to people with disabilities is focus of Journal of Chemical Health & Safety’s January-February issue

JCHAS cover 2016.01Here’s what’s in the January-February issue of the Journal of Chemical Health & Safety, which has a special emphasis on making laboratories accessible to students with diabilities:

Editorial: Bang head here, by Harry J. Elston

Case study: Reaction scale-up leads to incident involving bromine and acetone, by Brandon S. Chance (Southern Methodist University)

The value of safety and practicality: Recommendations for training disabled students in the sciences with a focus on blind and visually impaired students in chemistry laboratories, by Gabriella M. Nepomuceno, Debbie M. Decker, Dean J. Tantillo, and Henry B. Wedler (University of California, Davis; Julian D. Shaw (Credo High School); and Lee Boyes (Petaluma High School)

Chemical and biological research with deaf and hard-of-hearing students and professionals: Ensuring a safe and successful laboratory environment, by Susan B. Smith, Annemarie D. Ross, and Todd Pagano (Rochester Institute of Technology)

Service dogs in the chemistry laboratory, by Patricia Ann Redden (Saint Peter’s University)

Laboratory safety attitudes and practices: A comparison of academic, government, and industry researchers, by Imke Schröder, Debbie Yan Qun Huang, Olivia Ellis, and Nancy L. Wayne (University of California, Los Angeles); and James H. Gibson (University of Southern California)

Proceedings of the 2014 University of California Center for Laboratory Safety Workshop, by Imke Schröder and Nancy L. Wayne (University of California, Los Angeles); and James H. Gibson (University of Southern California)

I’ve seen this movie before, by Dennis C. Hendershot (AIChE’s Center for Chemical Process Safety)

Chemical safety – chemical security, by Neal Langerman (Advanced Chemical Safety)

OSHA’s Lab Standard at 26, by Ken Fivizzani

Author: Jyllian Kemsley

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