Strong, Positive Safety Culture in Chemical Labs Requires Support From All Levels Within Research Institutions

Strong, Positive Safety Culture in Chemical Labs Requires Support From All Levels Within Research Institutions

Jul 31, 2014
Workers in research laboratory

Everyone involved in the academic chemical research enterprise—from researchers and principal investigators to university leadership—has an important role to play in establishing and promoting a strong, positive safety culture, says a new report from the National Research Council. This requires a constant commitment to safety organization-wide and emphasis on identifying and solving problems, rather than merely adhering to a set of rules and assigning blame when those rules are not followed.     Read more...

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