Lab Accidents in the News
As a follow-up to the excellent webinar, "Lab Accidents in the News: Institutional and Individual Risks, Roles and Responsibilities", we've collected documents and links that were a part of the presentation.
Creating Safety Cultures in Academic Institutions: A Report of the Safety Culture Task Force of the ACS Committee on Chemical Safety
"Experimenting with Danger" -- a video about the hazards and dangers associated with academic research labs produced by the Chemical Safety Board (CSB). This was produced after accidents at UCLA and Texas Tech
Texas Tech explosion case study (CSB) and the press release for the case study. This document outlines challenges and recommendations for improving laboratory safety culture and risk assessment in academic research laboratories.