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The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) is a nonprofit organization providing safety education for government, industry and educational laboratories worldwide. Since 1978, we have taught more than 100,000 scientists, teachers and lab professionals in 30 countries. Our “real world” approach opens eyes with true accounts of lab incidents you won’t forget. Try a 60-minute webinar or sign up for a three- or four-day lab safety boot camp. Our curriculum covers more than 100 topics, from chemical hygiene officer certification to convincing your boss to care about safety. LSI teacher scholarships allow K-12 teachers to receive the same workshops we offer corporate clients at drastically reduced rates. We’re on a mission: to make safety an integral part of education, work and life.

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How to Comply With MA's New OSHA Regulations 5/20/19 *CONFIRMED* Natick, MA LSI Headquarters
  • May 20, 2019 8:00 am
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St. Paul, MN - Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 5/22/19 *CONFIRMED* St. Paul, MN Crowne Plaza AiRE MSP Airport – Mall of America
  • May 22, 2019 8:00 am
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St. Paul, MN - Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 5/22/19 ($349 Teacher Rate) *CONFIRMED* St. Paul, MN Crowne Plaza AiRE MSP Airport – Mall of America
  • May 22, 2019 8:00 am
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Seattle, WA - Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 6/5/19 *CONFIRMED* Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Sea-Tac (Kent, WA)
  • June 5, 2019 8:00 am
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Seattle, WA - Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 6/5/19 ($349 Teacher Rate) *CONFIRMED* Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Sea-Tac (Kent, WA)
  • June 5, 2019 8:00 am
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How to Comply With MA's New OSHA Regulations 6/10/19 *CONFIRMED* Natick, MA LSI Headquarters
  • June 10, 2019 8:00 am
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Safety in the Laboratory 6/12/19 *CONFIRMED* Natick, MA LSI Headquarters
  • June 12, 2019 8:00 am
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Natick, MA Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 6/18/19 *CONFIRMED* Natick, MA LSI Headquarters
  • June 18, 2019 8:00 am
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Natick, MA Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 6/18/19 ($249 teacher pricing) *CONFIRMED* Natick, MA LSI Headquarters
  • June 18, 2019 8:00 am
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Ithaca, NY 24-Hour Lab Safety Boot Camp June 24-27 ($449 teacher pricing) *CONFIRMED* Cornell University
  • June 24, 2019 12:00 pm
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Manoj Kumar

28-year old researcher was killed in a high-pressure hydrogen cylinder explosion at the Indian Institute of Science. (Bengaluru, India, 2018)

Ge Guo

Died from exposure to potassium cyanide at a pharmaceutical testing lab. (Pennsylvania, 2018)

Javier Ortiz

30-year-old chemist and father of 3 died in explosion at Air Liquide plant. (Texas, 2013)

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)

Dr. Nanaj Bhamare

Killed in explosion. (Maryland, 2011)

Malcom Casabadan

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 trimethylsilyldiazomethane 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)
“Jim Kaufman is a ‘teacher’s teacher.’ He is obviously dedicated, enthusiastic, motivated, knowledgeable, sincere, fun. The wealth of info he has at his fingertips is very impressive.”
Very informative and a good pace. Great that webinar is an option otherwise I would not be able to attend. —Dan Hammersley, Lab Safety Officer, Minnesota Department of Public Health

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