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  • Posted in: CSHEMA Café

    Hi all, I am reaching out to the University-Hospital communities to ask how you handle putting healthcare spaces such as a diagnostic support laboratory or an ambulatory clinic in a primarily research building  in terms of regulatory oversight and its ...

  • Thanks to both of you for highlighting this issue. I plan to share some of those UPenn resources at UCD, and I contacted our Fire Marshal and shared them with him as well. I was unaware that the plates prior to 1984 should be retired, I'm sure there are ...

  • Posted in: CSHEMA Café

    Howdy CSHEMA! Attached is my next installment of From the President. In this message: Who is Dr. Fay M. Thompson?; Annual Conference; Professional Development Opportunities; CSHEMA Open House & Networking Hour Events; Board of Trustees; and Membership ...

  • Posted in: CSHEMA Café

    Hello CSHEMA friends and colleagues, I'm excited to be hosting the pilot session of the CSHEMA networking hour!  This will take place at 1pm Eastern on Thursday, May 27th. The idea is that we'd like to meet informally and have an open networking/social ...

  • Hi Gwenn, Thank you for your response and posting.  The PennEHRS website has much good information on this topic.  At Northwestern, we had gone through an extensive purge of older hot plates and thermocouples years back.  What is vexing, at least for ...

  • Hello all, The ACS CHAS webpage for The Art and State of Safety Journal Club's discussions (05/5, 05/12) with Vic Rosso of Bristol Myers Squibb and the paper "Engaging senior management to improve the safety culture of a chemical development organization ...

  • Hi Markus: We've had several incidents at Penn involving runaway hot plates.  Hot plates manufactured prior to 1984 do not have temperature feedback controls and can spontaneously and rapidly heat beyond the set temperature while in the 'ON' position.  ...

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