SAFETY SENSE: Science Lab Safety Train-the-Trainer 2017 – Mountain Office

Grade Level(s): K-16

Date(s): December 6-7, 2017 (9 am - 3 pm)

Location: Mountain Horticulture Research Station (455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759)

Cost: Registration fee $150 person. Checks should be made out to NC State University and mailed to Gina Barrier, NW Science House @ NCCET, 1990 Main Ave. SE, Hickory, NC 28602.

Description: Join us for a Science Lab Safety Train-the-Trainer Professional Development Opportunity! Come prepared to create or improve upon your school science safety program or Chemical Hygiene Plan. Receive free resources and information so that YOU can train other teachers in your school or science department.

Any competent instructor with a concern for safety, sufficient knowledge and proper training can become a safety trainer or Chemical Hygiene Officer. We know your time is valuable. In this 2-day professional development opportunity, The Science House will provide you with the knowledge base, the resources, and a variety of tools to support you as you train other teachers in your school or system! OSHA regulations that affect schools (HazCom Standard CFR 1910.1200, Lab Standard CFR 1910.1450, and many others) will be discussed. Also, recommendations from other professional agencies on how to address those regulations will be provided.

Time: 9 am – 3 pm (A Certificate of Completion will be issued for 10 hours of instruction.)

Instructor: Gina M. Barrier, Director, Northwestern Satellite Office, The Science House, NCSU and Michelle Benigno, Director, Mountain Satellite Office, The Science House, NCSU

 

Contact(s): gina_barrier@ncsu.edu, michelle_benigno@ncsu.edu

Application Deadline: December 1, 2017