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MSE Seminar: Working Safely in the Lab: Navigating Common Laboratory Hazards in MSE Research
September 7 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
EHRS Sr. Lab Safety Specialist Gwenn Allen will discuss how to work safely in the lab while navigating the changing landscape of materials science and engineering research. Her talk will cover common laboratory hazards, routes of exposure, PPE requirements, and biological safety.
She will also present an overview of the University’s recent transition to Workday Learning and the training requirements for MSE. Lastly, she will discuss a near miss box oven incident in Senior Design to illustrate the importance of undergraduate supervision in the lab. After the presentation, Gwenn will be happy to answer any questions about the topics covered or any other lab safety topics.