“Safety Begins in the Classroom” videos now available from #ACSSanDiego
May19

“Safety Begins in the Classroom” videos now available from #ACSSanDiego

ACS has now posted videos from the National Meeting held in March in San Diego, including those from the Division of Chemical Health & Safety's session on "Safety Begins in the Classroom: Demonstrations, Awareness & Pre-Lab Planning": "Wild, wild west to GHS: Reflections on my first year as a general chemistry laboratory coordinator," by Rebecca Sansom & Matthew B. Allen of Brigham Young University "Chemical demonstrations: The good, the bad, the ugly," by David A. Katz, self-described "chemist, educator, expert demonstrator, science communicator, and consultant" "Development of demonstrations - a collaborative project between the safety office and teaching assistants," by Debbie Decker & Joshua Greenfield of the University of California, Davis The division already posted slides from this and other sessions at the...

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Videos on nitric acid waste and vented caps
May18

Videos on nitric acid waste and vented caps

Northwestern University's Office for Research Safety has two new videos available: One is about nitric acid and what happens when it's mixed with organic materials, and the other is about using vented caps. [vimeo 163014970 w=640 h=360] Nitric Acid Waste from ORS Safety Training on Vimeo. [vimeo 143902401 w=640 h=360] Vented Caps from ORS Safety Training on Vimeo. My spreadsheet of safety videos is available here. As always, please let me know if I should add...

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