EHS, in partnership with the Office of Research and Economic Development, sponsors a spring and fall Safety Colloquium Series for Principle Investigators, research staff, and graduate students.
Plan to attend the April 15, 2015 Spring Colloquium!
Safety Culture: Perspectives and Practices,
featuring Sean Kaufman, educator, consultant, and behavioral solutions expert.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Nebraska Union
Sean will discuss safety culture based on his experience with Emory University, Centers for Disease Control, and other public and private entities, including information on best practices for improving and sustaining safety cultures. This colloquium will be applicable to everyone, especially to lab researchers, principle investigators, safety committee chairs, department heads and deans.
RSVPs are required and may be submitted online at: http://research.unl.edu/events/event2.php?eventID=14000
(Due to space limitations we ask that you cancel your RSVP should your plans change.)
You may attend via live-stream the day of the event. It will also be recorded for future viewing.
Questions for the presenter may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org or they may be addressed during a question/answer period if possible. You may also submit questions via live-stream. If time does not allow, questions will be answered by the presenter as soon as feasible.
For further information or to suggest future colloquium topics contact Elizabeth (Betsy) Howe at email@example.com or (402) 472-5488.
USDA-APHIS Veterinary Service Permits - April 2014
Information valid as of 4/2/2014. Review current USDA-APHIS Veterinary Services permit requirements when planning your research
USDA-APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) Permits - September 2013
Information valid as of 9/18/2013. Review current USDA-APHIS PPQ permit requirements when planning your research.
NIOSH Workshop: Building a Risk Management Program for Nanomaterials - June 2013
Building a Risk Management Program for Nanomaterials
Video (run time: 1 hour 18 minutes)
NIOSH - Nanotechnology Research Center Active in the Lab and in the Field
Video (run time: 1 hour)
Risk Assessment Approaches for Nanomaterials
Video (run time: 23 minutes)
An Exposure Assessment Strategy for Nanoparticles
Video (run time: 1 hour 34 minutes)
Video (run time: 54 minutes)
a. Risk Phases: Designated Hazardous Substances. NOHSC: 10005 (1999)
b. Control Banding (Good Nano Guide)
c. Silver Powder MSDS
d. Artificial Butter Flavor Safety Data Sheet (Firmenich)
Enhancing Laboratory Safety - April 2013
Machine Shop Safety - November 2012
Safe Handling: Unstable, Reactive, Energetic Chemicals - April 2012
Safe Handling: Highly Toxic Chemicals, Reproductive Toxins (Mutagens & Teratogens) and Biologically-derived Toxins" - October 2011
Flammable-Corrosive-Toxic Gas Safety - February 2011
Pyrophorics (Air-Sensitive) Chemical Safety - September 2010
Cryogen Safety - February 2010
Steam Sterilization Using Autoclaves - September 2009
Laser Safety: Hazards, Bioeffects, and Control Measures - February 2009
Centrifuges: Research or Rocket? - September 2008
Preventing Laboratory Fires - March 2008
Chemical Safety: What you don't know can hurt you! - September 2007
Exposure Control - Ventilated Hoods, Cabinets, & More - February 2007
Electrical Safety in the Laboratory - September 2006
Video (run time: 45 minutes)
Compressed Gas Cylinders - February 2006
Video (run time: 45 minutes)
* Sponsored by Environmental Health and Safety in collaboration with the Office of Research & Economic Development.