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    Cornell University is seeking a Senior Industrial Hygienist to support University operations and programs on the Ithaca campus. Please click the link below to learn more and to apply. Click Here for positions details and qualifications , or got to  ...

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    Dear All, We are hiring an Assistant Biosafety Officer. Deadline for full consideration is November 4th. Here is a link to the job posting:  https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/71967 Please pass along to all those that may be interested. Cheers, ...

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    UCLA is seeking a Chemical Inventory Specialist for a 1-year contract implementing a Radiofrequency Identification (RFID) Chemical Inventory Reconciliation Program for the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Apply online at  https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/ ...

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    Here is our Enterprise Risk Management Committee charge: "Identify and prioritize current risks facing the University, and consider options to manage those risks that could adversely affect the University's ability to achieve its goals, or otherwise ...

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    Answers are below: Is your LMS created in-house or is it a vendor-provided system? Vendor If vendor provided, what is the name of the system/vendor?  Skillsoft and now SumTotal which is a Skillsoft content with an add on that enhances capabilities ...

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    Hello All,  I am posting for a colleague who would like to get in touch with any of you that have ISO 14001 or EMAS certifications.  If you do and would like to chat, please send me a message so I may forward your contact information. Thanks! Brandon ...

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    Alton, At Saginaw Valley State University we use https://safetyskills.com/  for both content and LMS features. We are in year 3 of a 3 year agreement and are pleased with the outcomes. In response to your questions: Is your LMS created in-house ...

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    Alton, We recently went through an RFP process for an LMS...but despite that effort have decided to try and cobble something together in-house. My answers below reflect the in-house system to be...but if you are interested in the data we collected ...

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    Colleagues; UTSA is forming an institutional risk management committee, set to coordinate the operational and tactical risk management and EHS functions, and also to forward to leadership any strategic proposals and resource shortfalls. This committee ...

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    Hi Alton, Our LMS at UCLA, called Worksafe, has been in existence for about 6 years. Here are the requested details: 1. created in-house 2. N/A 3. Yes, the system does automatically send follow-ups for expiring training. However, it does not send notifications ...

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    We have been using TrainCaster and course assignments are currently managed by EHS and HR. It can be used to track in-person and online training and has the ability to load certificates from classroom training sessions. It allows for a lot of customization. ...

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    We are moving to a new LMS system that is connected to our personnel management system called Oracle (Oracle Learn is the LMS portion). It does allow for notification and is used across the institution, not just EHS.  It will track both in-person and ...

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    CSHEMA Members, Hope your semester is going well!  CoP meetings are happening and conference planning is kicking off for Tampa 2020.  I can't wait to see what the Conference Planning Team has in store for us. The Boston Symposium – "Current Trends ...

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    Hi Alton, We are currently in the process of setting up SafeColleges, so I don't know how good it is yet.  Our police department has been using it for a few years due to a consortium grant and they love it, so the rest of us decided to hop on board.  ...

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    Alton,  Please find my responses below.  Is your LMS created in-house or is it a vendor-provided system? Purchased from vendor If vendor provided, what is the name of the system/vendor? Taleo Does your LMS allow automatic notification of ...

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    We use BIORAFT. It is vendor-provided system. Yes it has automatic notification system. It is used by EH& S exclusively at the moment. It tracks both in-person and on-line trainings. ------------------------------ Venkata Chedella King Abdullah University ...

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    Like most schools, we have from Class I - IV lasers.  Our current access control system is starting to have failures and is now obsolete.  We are considering working with the same manufacturer and using a newer product.  Before doing so, I'd like to hear ...

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    For any of you who are utilizing an on-line learning management system to manage training, I offer the following questions: Is your LMS created in-house or is it a vendor-provided system? If vendor provided, what is the name of the system/vendor? ...

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    Hi Lori, I've done a lot of winter hiking in them, Microspikes are the most durable and you can walk over sheet of ice in them with confidence. I feel more stable on snow and ice with those on than I do walking down the street on a summer day. Make sure ...

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    One caveat. Most ice grippers turn into "skates" if not taken off before walking on indoor tile floor. Jeff -- Jeff Lewin Chemical Safety Officer Research Integrity Office Laboratory Operations 207 Advanced Technology Development ...

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    Hi Lori, From personal experience, I can say they work. I have used ice cleats since moving to Alaska from Western New York. I can confidently walk on ice wearing them, and I have not slipped at any time. That said - it depends on the type of ice ...

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    Hello Lori, We have an ice gripper program and they work great for our MT climate. Here's a bit more info and there's a pic illustrating the version we provide: http://www.montana.edu/srm/programs/icegrippers.html   Best regards, ------------------------------ ...

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    University of Idaho HazMat Technician Environmental Health and Safety Under the direction of the hazardous materials specialist, assist in managing the university's hazardous waste and used oil programs, including interpreting state and ...

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    Lori, In a former, very different position, I was safety director for a company that had 1400 field employees that were on call 24/7 in all kinds of weather in areas that got some really bad ice storms (1 to 3 inches of glare ice), and  they would have ...

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    California State University, Long Beach has an immediate opening for an Occupational Safety Specialist. Be a part of a great EH&S team! For more information, please see job posting here:   https://lnkd.in/gz-SZ2B ------------------------------ ...

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    I'm curious about the efficacy of the numerous ice cleats I see on the market. I've not seen a lot of data about how well they work. Do any of you use these for your employees who work outside, or regularly traverse outside, during the snowy, icy winter ...

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    Hello everyone,  University of Maryland has a job opening for a Safety Specialist position in our Occupational Safety and Health Unit. Please see the description below: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/74148 ------------------------------ Katherine ...

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    Hello All, UNC Wilmington is recruiting for the EH&S Director position. The complete position announcement is posted here:  https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/15584 . ------------------------------ Deb Tew Interim Director University of North Carolina ...

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    Hello All, Auburn University has an opening for Manager, Safety & Health (Radiological Safety Officer). A complete position announcement, including minimum and preferred qualifications and salary information, may be viewed at Auburn University Human ...

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    Arizona State University is looking for a specialist in the Environmental Compliance team to provide support for university-wide environmental regulatory compliance activities including; Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Emergency Planning and Community ...

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    Hello ESPeeps! I wanted to send a reminder to save the date for the ESP COP meeting on Oct. 8th at 12:30 ET in the ESP  online meeting room . Many of our other COP's may be interested in joining in this meeting as well to hear from James Mellody, ...

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    The University of Alaska is seeking applicants for a Safety Specialist position.  Click on the Link to apply. https://careers.alaska.edu/cw/en-us/job/513599/safety-specialist ------------------------------ Tim Edwards Director of Safety University ...

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    This is what we ask on our lab inspections based on NFPA (I think it was NFPA 45). We would also expect a fire extinguisher (asked in another set of questions). I added them after we had a small fire in a biology lab when burning liquid dripped off ...

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    Only two days left! Early registration discount ends this Friday October 4th for the CSHEMA Symposium on Current Trends in Lab Safety and Facilities Management. To secure your spot at the discounted rate, don't delay and register at the link below. ...

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    Does anyone have guidance about setting up Bunsen burners in a safe location? We need to develop this because I often see unsafe set ups in many types of labs. The SOPs that are posted online include the instructions for lighting the burner, dos and don'ts, ...

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    Dear CSHEMA Colleagues, USC  is seeking a qualified candidate with general safety experience, particularly in Occupational Health. The  Occupational Health and Safety Specialist  will provide services to the university community in various locations. ...

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    University of the Sciences in Philadelphia currently has a job opening in our Environmental Health and Radiation Safety Department for a Laboratory and Environmental Safety Manager. Please link to the posting for details and to apply at  https://usciences.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/USciences/job/Philadelphia-PA/Laboratory---Environmental-Safety-Manager_R338 ...

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    This is an ongoing issue for us in Western North Carolina.  We're having cadaver mold problems and in an attempt to lower the humidity in the space we are looking at decreasing the ACH rate.  The currently set high ACH (10-12) is pulling in a lot of outside ...

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    Yale University has an opening for Safety Advisor. Join our progressive Office of Environmental Health and Safety at one of the world's premier universities. Yale provides generous benefits and strongly supports EHS. On the Long Island Sound, New Haven ...

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    Dear Colleagues, University of California, Riverside is recruiting for a Research Safety Specialist/PPE Coordinator (Req. ID #201909056221) to join the Research Safety team within Environmental Health and Safety. To view your posting, visit https://irecruitportal.ucr.edu/irecruit/!Controller?action=jobs_webui.show_page&page=jobs_detail&requisition_id=201909056221&profile_id=&module=jobs ...

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    Hello! Wasn't sure the best COP to post for this, so going for the cafe. Hopefully somebody fits the bill out there! I saw the recent posts regarding mold inhibition solutions for cadaver labs, but am curious what style of tables people have at their ...

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    The American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Health and Safety is still seeking nominations for the division awards described below.  **Check out our two new awards for 2020!**  More information about each of the awards can be found on ...

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    All - Appalachian State University, a UNC member university situated in the Mountains of NC, is looking for a Environmental Health and Safety Professional/Industrial Hygiene Manager in our EHS & EM Office.  Please see the posting for details. https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/23718 ...

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    Kennesaw State University currently has a job opening in our Environmental Health and Safety Office for a Insurance and Claims Analyst   Job Purpose: Responsible for ethically, professionally and analytically developing, implementing and assessing ...

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    Kennesaw State University currently has a job opening in our Environmental Health and Safety Office for a Chemical Safety Specialist   Job Purpose: Works collaboratively with staff, faculty, and safety committees to support the laboratory safety ...

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    Kennesaw State University currently has a job opening in our Environmental Health and Safety Office for a Senior Hazardous Materials Specialist:    Job Purpose: Provides professional expertise in the operation of waste programs (hazardous/nonhazardous ...

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    Thank you for the meeting, I did learn quite a bit and interested in future meetings as they come along! ------------------------------ Jeremy Sales Director of Safety Management University of Maine Orono ME ------------------------------

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    Good afternoon! The University of Maine is seeking two safety specialists to be based at the Orono campus, and serve the University as a whole.  The details are listed in the link below.  If you have specific questions, feel free to reach out!  https://maine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=58443&job=safety-specialist&collection=true ...

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    Greetings everyone, Does anyone have experience with the Focus Track (bosun's chair) in theater spaces used to access equipment above the stage when lifts, scaffolds, or portable ladders are not feasible? I'm interested in hearing thoughts on meeting ...

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    Dear Colleagues, The University of Washington's EH&S Department is recruiting for an Assistant Director for Research & Occupational Safety now through 10/26/2019 at job requisition #172283. This position will oversee the University's ...