Mandatory lab safety classes offered


July 22, 2010

All Fulton School of Engineering, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Physics, School of Life Sciences, Solid State Science, and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences employees who work in a campus biology or chemical laboratory must either complete introductory sessions of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) lab-fire-bio safety classes and hazardous waste management courses, or take yearly refresher courses.

As a regular requirement to the responsibilities of the position, these workers are required to attend training every year. Each year, EH&S offers special training days for these departments prior to the fall semester. Download Full Image

The fire safety and prevention courses are designed for all employees who work in buildings where portable fire extinguishers are available for use; the laboratory safety training courses are offered each year for those who perform any laboratory operations within academic, clinical or research laboratories where hazardous chemicals are present; the Biosafety courses are designed for employees who work with known infectious agents or in research laboratories (this course satisfies the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens training requirement as well the biosafety requirement; and the hazardous waste management course is designed for those laboratory workers who generate (place waste into a hazardous waste container) any chemical/biological/radiological waste from research or laboratory operations. This course also is offered on Blackboard.

EH&S also will offer the "Driving on the Mall" course and "Defensive Driving" course for those who may need these specialized training programs. The courses are scheduled for Aug. 11, 12, 13, 16, 17 and 18.

There also will be a compressed gas safety course offered from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 14, in Memorial Union room 230.

Registration is available online at http://uabf.asu.edu/ehs_training" target="_blank">http://uabf.asu.edu/ehs_training.

For more information, contact John Crozier in the Fulton School at (480) 965-8498, Mike Long in the School of Life Sciences at (480) 965-0339, Robert Scavetta in Chemistry and Biochemistry at (480) 965-5492 or Bruce Layton in EH&S at (480) 965-9440.

For employees in other departments, EH&S offers training courses at all four campuses that are available throughout the year. Those courses can be viewed online at http://uabf.asu.edu/ehs_training" target="_blank">http://uabf.asu.edu/ehs_training.

Britt Lewis

Communications Specialist, ASU Library

Infant Child Research Programs announces openings


July 22, 2010

The Infant Child Research Programs has openings for preschoolers in our preschool program and toddlers in our toddler playgroups for the fall 2010 semester. 

Preschool children attend 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Monday through Thursday. Toddlers attend two days per week, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Monday and Wednesday. Our programs focus on early communication and language skills including emergent literacy. Openings are available for typically developing children and children with developmental delays.  Download Full Image

We also offer individual speech therapy packages.  Please visit our website at http://icrp.asu.edu">http://icrp.asu.edu/">http://icrp.asu.edu or call 480-965-9396 for additional information.

Britt Lewis

Communications Specialist, ASU Library