my list of lab safety incidents so far this year. Although the list is undoubtedly not comprehensive, it would appear that September and October were not good months for lab safety. I'd be curious to know if there's always a spike in the fall as new students arrive on campuses.
The ACS Division of Chemical Health & Safety has added presentations from the NorthEast Regional Meetings, held in Hartford, Conn., this month to its technical archives. Included are presentations on:
DCHAS also has presentations up from the ACS National Meeting in August.
Last but not least, a terrific video from the University of California, Berkeley, team the Sounds of Science, this time on lab safety. One complaint is that the song lyrics say "Goggles are a must," but the singer dons glasses. Safety experts say go for the goggles.
I spent some time this morning updating