Working together to create a safe and productive laboratory environment
Many of you have expressed concerns related to (1) proper management of emergency situations, and (2) differing work habits/approaches of your peers.
In keeping with the above concerns, this Wednesday, I wish to discuss the following topics:
(1) Some past experiment-related accidents, and how they might have been avoided
(2) What to do and who to call when something goes wrong in the laboratory
(3) Simple ideas to reduce the risk of future experiment-related accidents
(4) A brief follow-up on some actions, which were previously proposed to improve the overall lab environment
Undergraduate students, who actively work in our research labs, should also attend this meeting.