Original Broadcast Date: Tuesday December 17, 2013

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Organization managers, supervisors, and administrators play a critical role in the development and implementation of effective organization-wide environmental health and safety programs. This seminar discusses the most important issues for environmental, health and safety program development and improvement: involvement, liability, regulatory compliance. Topics include: the three Cs of safety, the scope of the problem, legal aspects, planning for emergencies, three critical questions, six leadership principles, and effective safety programs.

The anecdotal evidence suggests that the accident rate at secondary and post-secondary institutions in the United States is 10 to 50 times greater than in the chemical industry. And, it’s 100-500 times greater than at companies like Dow and DuPont. Now there's a simple and inexpensive solution. Learn about it on December 17 when Dr. Kaufman talks about how leaders can cost effectively create a more effective organizational environmental, health and safety program.

James Kaufman, PhD is the President/CEO and founder of the Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI). He has spent the last 40 years teaching the fundamentals of lab safety and creating more effective lab safety programs. His unique approach to lab safety combined with a collection of over 5,000 examples of lab accidents make his presentations both highly informative and entertaining. He is the author of numerous books, articles, LSI’s Speaking of Safety Newsletter, and audio and video lab safety education programs. More than 100,000 scientists and science educators have attended LSI’s lab safety courses.