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    Hi all, This is my position here at UC Davis. When I applied for it, I searched "What is Davis known for?" and the most interesting search result was "Davis, CA is known for two things bikes and cows." J It's an innovative ...

  • RE: Action Research

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    Greetings Jessica, My graduate degree is in Ed.Psych and I have performed some dialogue facilitation at an Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) conference some time ago. I looked up your Joint Safety Team for some context. If I'm looking at ...

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    Hi Jessica, I think it depends on what we consider "action research" to include/exclude or any subtleties/context of it. Here's what I mean including brief examples. This is based on many conversations with my PhD committee Chair, qual methods ...

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    Hello all, Is anyone here familiar with the concept of "Action Research"? More specifically, is anyone familiar with this approach in the context of a doctoral dissertation? Thank you! ------------------------------ Jessica Martin NSF Graduate Research ...

  • Job Opportunity

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    Job Opportunity at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor INSTITUTIONAL BIOSAFETY COMMITTEE RESEARCH COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST SENIOR Here is the link (below), deadline is the end of the month (sorry for the short notice), come join our team! Please view ...

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    Please take a few moments to complete a brief survey from the CSHEMA "Safety Culture" Community of Practice (CoP).  This survey has been designed to identify areas that are of interest to YOU which have any intersection with safety culture. We want ...

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    Hi All, The Department of Chemistry is hiring a Safety Officer and they asked if I would post it to CSHEMA. Here is the listing: https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucdavis/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&JobOpeningId=7794&PostingSeq=1&SiteId=7&languageCd=ENG&FOCUS=Applicant ...

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    Hi all! Here is the zoom link and password for today: https://iu.zoom.us/j/97592650020 Password: 349443 Thanks, Kelsie ------------------------------ Kelsie Holt Educational Program Manager CSHEMA Bloomington IN 812-245-8096 ------------------- ...

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    Hi all, Looking forward to the next Safety Culture COP Zoom Mtg this Friday at 3p (EST).  Attached please find the agenda. Best regards, Kate ------------------------------ Kate Decker-Wurm EHS Specialist II Environmental Health and Safety UConn | ...

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    The next EHS Community Connection Webinar happening this Thursday, 6/25 from 3-4pm: Safety Culture & Trust – Preparing for On-site Repopulations.   We talk about safety culture a lot, and it can often feel abstract. Now with repopulations starting ...

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    Hello Safety Culture COP Members, Concurrent with my becoming VP of CSHEMA's Board of Trustees, I am stepping down as co-leader of our COP (this is both a requirement and a good practice). When Joan and I thought about who could we look to in ...

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    At UCLA, the Office of EH&S reports to the Administrative Vice Chancellor while the faculty-led safety committees report to the Vice Chancellor for Research. ------------------------------ Imke Schroeder, Ph.D. Research Project Manager UC Center for ...

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    Thank you, Imke for your response.  We are a community college, so there is no research but we do have teaching labs.  I am interested in your study findings for the situations where the Steering Committee reported to other administrative/ business/ EHS ...

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    Hi Sharmila, UCLA has a campus-wide Safety Oversight Committee that includes the (faculty) chairs of other safety committees, the EHS director and the Vice Chancellor for  Research. We did a survey of 68 US R1 research universities and found that about ...

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    Hello everyone. Do you have an institution-wide Occupational & Environmental Safety Committee?  If yes, who does this committee report to?  We are trying to find benchmarks for where will a college wide safety steering committee report to? This is a ...

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    Hi everyone, Sincere apologies as we cancel tomorrow's scheduled Safety Culture COP Zoom call.  Many of us are on tight schedules at the moment as we ramp up for research and field additional back to work challenges. Looking forward to our next meeting ...

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    Hi all, Attached please find the meeting minutes from our April Safety Culture Zoom Meeting.  Quick reminder that the May meeting has been moved to this Friday 05/22/2020 at 2p (ET). Agenda forthcoming. Best regards, Kate ------------------------------ ...

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    Hi everyone, The safety culture zoom mtg will now be held on Friday May 22nd at 2p (EST) due to another webinar meeting conflict.  Hope to see you all there!  Let me know if you have any agenda items to add.  Lots of safety culture awareness and topics ...

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    Thanks for the head's up!  We will change the safety culture meeting  to Friday, May 22nd at 2p (EST) (1p (CT), 11a (PT)) . Best regards, Kate ------------------------------ Kate Decker-Wurm EHS Specialist II Environmental Health and Safety UConn | Division ...

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    Thanks it was a good read. ------------------------------ Jennifer Herriges Lab Safety Coordinator University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Milwaukee WI 414-430-7508 ------------------------------

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    Just so you know, this will conflict with the Ramp Up & Reopening Checklists Anticipating Needs webinar at the same time/date. -- ...................................................... Walter Julias Manager, Laboratory Safety and ...

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    Hi everyone,  I just wanted to share an article recently published in the American Chemical Society journal describing the safety culture shift that occurred (and is still occurring) after the 2010 explosion accident that happened on our campus. This ...

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    Hi all, Great call last month!  Please email me your agenda items by 5/18/2020 (Monday), if possible, for the Safety Culture Call on 5/21/2020 (Thursday) at 3p EST.   Feel free to email or call if you have any questions or comments. Hope everyone is ...

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    Hello William and friends, A year ago this past December I was recovering from surgery and had little better to do to occupy my brain so I wrote the attached Safety Management System for Academia. [Odd I suppose but one can only watch so ...

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    Hello all. We are developing an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) and wondering if any other universities out there have done or are doing the same. This is based off ANSI/ASSP Z10.0 - 2019. If you have one already or are interested ...

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    Hi all, Attached is the agenda for the Safety Culture Zoom Mtg this Thursday at 3p (EST).   Safety Culture and Student Outreach, along with Safety Culture and N95 Extended Use/Reuse/Decon are currently on the agenda. Feel free to contact us (Jon Klane, ...

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    I'm looking for some guidance on how other institutions are handling EH&S's interaction with the campus community. Many of us may be essential personnel but are you adjusting/limiting inspection schedules and waste pick ups? ------------------------------ ...

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    Hi all, Please see Jon and Joan's plan for Thursday's Zoom Call (03/19/2020) below. As Jon and Joan mentioned, w e understand folks are busy but if you want to join together to discuss this relationship (of crisis and culture) we are happy to host.  ...

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    Thank you Anthony - these are great resources for all of us to look over and see what can be gleaned and applied in our institutions. ------------------------------ Jesse Decker Director for Safety: College of Engineering University of Wisconsin Madison ...

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    Thank you for sharing this survey Amy, I like the idea of doing this survey every couple of years. It would catch all the grad students at least once - PhD students at least a couple of times. Regards - Jesse ------------------------------ Jesse Decker ...

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    Dear Everyone, Recently, the message below came through our AVP for Strategic Initiatives (Ellen Fisher) and then passed along to me. Please contact those at your institution (Office of Sponsored Programs, Grants Office, Vice President for Research, ...

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    Mary, Joan's advice is spot on. Those leading indicators will give you insight into the proactive behaviors folks are engaging in to prevent incidents and manage risk - that is safety culture. The lagging indicators will give you a measure of how effective ...

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    Hi Mary, Welcome to the world of safety metrics!  My mantra is "Count what you value, and value what you count".  Safety culture is always a challenge, because it is not just seen (hazards identified or corrected), but it is heard (language used, requests ...

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    Aside from what to measure and, I recommend looking at your existing data and categorizing them based on the leading and lagging indicators. This will provide a more meaningful measurement. Thanks, Mahdi Fahim Assistant Director, Environmental ...

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    SORRY THIS POSTED TWICE! I got an error message the first time and re-did it. :-/ Hi all, My university is currently going through the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) process. I have been invited to participate in the "Safety" aspect of this; Compliance ...

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    Mary, We use LabcliQ (Safety Stratus) for our inspections. If I open up the dashboard some of the items that might be useful: Absolute numbers: Total inspections, Open actions, Closed actions, Avg. days to close actions, overdue actions. Pie ...

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    Hi all, The university has started an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) study across all areas. I was invited to the discussions about "Safety" (along with a couple of folks in Public Safety, and the VP for Student Life). They have separated Compliance ...

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    Dear CSHEMA, During today's Safety Culture CoP, we discussed resources for those starting out working in the area of Safety Culture. Please see attached documents that we at Colorado State University are using. These include perspectives ranging from ...

  • Baltimore PDS

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    FYI, I just uploaded the 4 powerpoint files from the 2018 PDS on safety culture to the library. ------------------------------ Ralph Stuart Chemical Hygiene Officer Keene State College Keene NH 603-358-2859 ------------------------------

  • RE: Todays meeting

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    I can not find any link.  Please repost it ------------------------------ Jerry E. Steward, Ph.D. Manager of Chemical Safety Office of Environmental Health and Safety Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA 225-578-4314 ------------------------ ...

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    iu.zoom.us/j/838831820 ------Original Message------ I can not find any link.  Please repost it ------------------------------ Jerry E. Steward, Ph.D. Manager of Chemical Safety Office of Environmental Health and Safety Louisiana State ...

  • RE: Todays meeting

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    iu.zoom.us/j/838831820 ------Original Message------ Zoom doesn't think that the link on the safety culture home page is valid. - Ralph ------------------------------ Ralph Stuart Chemical Hygiene Officer Keene State College Keene NH ...

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    iu.zoom.us/j/838831820 ------Original Message------ I tried also, same result.  Not sure what's up... ------------------------------ Joan Wickersheim Assistant Director - Research, Campus, and Environmental Safety University of Texas ...

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    I tried also, same result.  Not sure what's up... ------------------------------ Joan Wickersheim Assistant Director - Research, Campus, and Environmental Safety University of Texas Dallas Richardson TX ------------------------------

  • Todays meeting

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    Zoom doesn't think that the link on the safety culture home page is valid. - Ralph ------------------------------ Ralph Stuart Chemical Hygiene Officer Keene State College Keene NH 603-358-2859 ------------------------------

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    Hi all, Please see Jon and Joan's plan for tomorrow's Zoom Call below.  These notes and how to join the call are attached in the word doc. Best regards, Kate

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    Hi all, Please email any agenda item requests (and any accompanying documentation) by 2/18/2020 (Tuesday) for the scheduled SC-COP Zoom call on 2/20/2020 (Thursday) at 3p EST.  I plan to post the agenda on Wednesday 2/19/2020 based on your feedback. ...

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    Hi Everyone, For those wanting to join today's meeting and presentation, please use the following Zoom link: Join from computer or mobile:  https://iu.zoom.us/j/193446053 Dial by your location         +1 646 558 8656 US         +1 669 ...

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    Thanks Kelsie! Jon ------Original Message------ Hi Everyone, Yes, we will record Ralph's presentation portion of the meeting! It will be posted for viewing later.  Thanks! Kelsie ------------------------------ Kelsie Holt Educational ...

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    Hi Everyone, Yes, we will record Ralph's presentation portion of the meeting! It will be posted for viewing later.  Thanks! Kelsie ------------------------------ Kelsie Holt Educational Program Manager CSHEMA Bloomington IN 812-245-8096 ---------- ...