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Laboratory Safety Training Course (CEUs available)

Posted: Apr 14, 2019

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories: Defining the Role of the Chemical Hygiene Officer

For Laboratory Business Officers, Laboratory Inspectors, Lab Managers, Chemical Hygiene Officers, Laboratory workers and Safety Professionals

May 9, 2019: Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm

Dr. Dennis Terpin

Hygieneering, Inc. | 7575 Plaza Court, Willowbrook, IL 60527

Approved for 6 CEU hours

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April Meeting Updated

Posted: Mar 27, 2019

To better accommodate professional and student member schedules, we have moved our April meeting from noon on Tuesday, April 9th, to 5pm on Wednesday, April 24th. The Chapter meeting will be in Chicago’s Greektown neighborhood at Ambassador Public House, a pub/restaurant. See events page for more details. Hope to see you there!

Further questions? Feel free to contact your Greater Chicago board members or email us: updates@chicago.assp.org

African American Achievements in Safety (repost)

Posted: Feb 24, 2019

African American Achievements in SafetyFeb 07, 2019

These safety pioneers had a vision and made life safer for others. Their inventions in rail and traffic safety, chemical and electrical safety, aerospace safety, communications and health greatly improved how we work and live today.

They were innovators and inspirations—and they made a difference.

Thomas Martin

Born a free man, Martin received a patent on March 26, 1872, for the first fire extinguishing suppressing apparatus, which later was remodeled as a portable extinguisher.

Granville Woods

Woods made train communication between the station and other trains possible by inventing the “Synchronous Multiplex Railway Telegraph.” He is also responsible for inventing automatic air brakes for trains and the “third rail” concept, all being used in mass-transit rail systems today. Read More

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