Live Air Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

How do you create the most thorough and practical chemical hygiene plan when there are so many ways to make your chemical hygiene ineffective in the lab? This webinar covers the most common pitfalls, and how to avoid them when building your customized plan. Dr. Kaufman draws from nearly thirty years of writing and reviewing CHPs to help guide you in creating the most effective plan.

As an attendee, you will learn more about:

  • How to convince others to follow the plan
  • How to deal with policy and instruction
  • The difference between a CHP and a lab safety program
  • Understand the required elements


Dr. James A Kaufman, PhD is the founder and President/CEO of The Laboratory Safety Institute – an international, non-profit center for safety in science and science education.  LSI's lectures and courses, AV-lending library, Mini-Grants, Internet discussion list, and publications help both academic and non-academic institutions in 30 countries and 130 types of labs throughout the world. Over 100,000 scientists and science educators have attended these courses and presentations.

LSI conducts seminars, short courses, webinars, audits and inspections for schools, colleges, and companies.  They also provide advice on regulatory compliance, safety program development, facilities inspections with written reports, facilities design, editorial commentary on laboratory texts, and expert witness testimony.

Dr. Kaufman is a former member of the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Council Committee on Chemical Safety and is past-chairman of the ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety.  He is the author-narrator of the ACS Audio Course on Laboratory Safety and editor of "Waste Disposal at Academic Institutions" from Lewis Publishers.  He recorded and edited the "One-Day Laboratory Safety Audio Seminar" and "Two-Day Lab Safety Video Course."  He is a co-authored of “Safety Is Elementary: the new standard for safety in the elementary science classroom”.  Most recently, he recorded online distance learning course for those who are “Remotely Interested” ™ lab safety. 


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