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Chemical Handling and Storage 5/18/18 *CONFIRMED* *WEBINAR AVAILABLE* Webinar (GoToMeeting)
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Fort Collins, CO - Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 8/28/18 *CONFIRMED* Fort Collins, CO Colorado State University
  • August 28, 2018 8:00 am
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Fort Collins, CO - Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 8/28/18 ($299 teacher pricing) *CONFIRMED* Fort Collins, CO Colorado State University
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Q & A & Coffee 8/31/18 (Free) *CONFIRMED* Natick, MA LSI Headquarters
  • August 31, 2018 10:00 am
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Chicago, IL - Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 9/4/18 *CONFIRMED* Chicago, IL Holiday Inn O'Hare
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Chicago, IL - Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 9/4/18 ($299 teacher pricing) *CONFIRMED* Chicago, IL Holiday Inn O'Hare
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How to Be a More Effective Chemical Hygiene Officer 09/06/18 *CONFIRMED* Natick, MA LSI Headquarters
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Natick, MA Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 9/11/18 *CONFIRMED* Natick, MA LSI Headquarters
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Natick, MA Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 9/11/18 ($199 teacher pricing) *CONFIRMED* Natick, MA LSI Headquarters
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Safety in Secondary School Science Labs 10/5/18 ($199 teacher rate) *CONFIRMED* Bellingham, MA High School
  • October 5, 2018 8:00 am
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Carlos Amaral

Died from burns following a trimethyliridium explosion in a Dow lab. (Masschusetts, 2013)

Michelle Dufault

Died from a lathe accident at Yale University. (Connecticut, 2011)

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Killed in explosion. (Maryland, 2011)

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Died from exposure to Yersenia Pestis, a plague-related bacterium. (Illinois, 2009)

Shari Sangji

Died from severe burns suffered in a UCLA lab accident. (California, 2008)

Roland Daigle

Died from trimethylsilydiazomethane inhalation. The lab fume hood was not operating due to roof work. (Nova Scotia, 2008)

Karen Wetterhahn

Dartmouth professor died 10 months after exposure to dimethylmercury through latex gloves. (New Hampshire, 1997)

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