Training is most effective before an incident occurs
Participation in safety activities from staff and management improves safety culture
Forethought and preplanning, i.e., developing a response plan, can help immensely when crisis hits
The UC team identified the likely physical cause of the March 16 explosion to be an electrostatic charge
The question of permitting lab employees to work alone with dangerous materials and equipment has raised serious questions of whether prohibiting the practice would impede academic freedom
"We've got an increasing number of unusually risky experiments, and we need to be more thoughtful and deliberate in how we oversee this work."
Agency chair is kicking off the CSB overhaul by focusing on completing reports for six delayed investigations by the end of 2015
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Criminal charges relating to a 2008 lab accident at UCLA continue to raise concerns over safety practices in all university labs.
While having no accidents isn't necessarily a good indication that everything's OK, having them go unreported makes the matter worse. The reporting of all accidents is extremely important. Every accident is an opportunity to improve your safety program, to learn how to do a better job, and to protect your workers and facilities.