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REM Newsletters with Article Titles:

  • Fall 2009 Newsletter
    • Purdue University Preventative Injury Program
    • Computer and Electronic Equipment Recycling
    • EPA Hazardous Waste Inspection
    • Eyewashes and Safety Showers
    • Cellular Phones and Radiofrequency Concerns
    • Arc Flash Hazard Identification
    • Updated Electrical Standard
    • New face in REM: Amy Theivagt
    • Safety Tip: Mower Mirages
  • Winter 2009 Newsletter
    • Dry Ice Training
    • MSDS: read it before you need It
    • Prepare yourself for an icy, snowy walk without slipping or falling
    • Biological exposure occupational health program
    • Update: ordering radioactive material
    • Waste minimization
    • Radiation safety survey documentation
    • Updated laser safety standards
    • Online laser and radiation safety training
    • Preparing for the unexpected
    • Two new employees join REM’s hazardous material management team
    • Welcome Mike Nicholson
  • Summer 2007 Newsletter
    • Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning
    • Sharing Biohazardous Agents
    • News from the Industrial Hygiene Group
    • Watch Your Step! Honey Locust Trees Pose Foot Hazard
    • Flush!
    • Taking Ergonomics Home, Part 2
  • Winter 2007 Newsletter
    • New Biological Waste Pickup Procedures
    • Computer Monitor Storage and Recycling
    • Controlled Substances: Class II vs. Class III
    • Taking Ergonomics Home, Part 1
    • Meet Our Newest Staff
  • Spring 2006 Newsletter:
    • Controlled Substance Update
    • Waste Minimization
    • Hazardous Waste Disposal
    • Emergency Preparedness Tip: Using 911
    • Battery Recycling
  • Fall 2005 Newsletter:
    • Rupture of a High Pressure Autoclave Vessel
    • The ABCs of Disposable Gloves
    • Shipping Non-Hazardous and Non-Infectious Research Samples
    • REM To Manage Controlled Substance Handling
    • Indoor Air Quality at Purdue University: A model of efficiency and effectiveness
  • Spring 2005 Newsletter
    • The Hazard Clearance Certificate
    • You, Electricity, and Ground-Fault Circuit-Interrupters
    • Mercury Policy Update
    • Working Alone and After Hours
    • Indoor Air Quality for the Masses
    • Congratulations to Physical Facilities Buildings and Grounds
  • Fall 2004 Newsletter:
    • Let's Clear the Air On Indoor Air Quality
    • Household Hazardous Waste - You Probably Have It; How to Dispose of It
    • Preventing Cross Contamination Through the Use of Good Laboratory Hygiene
    • Waste Minimization
    • Welcome New Staff
  • Summer 2004 Newsletter:
    • 2004 household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Cancelled
    • Why is it Important REM Approve Radioactive Materials?
    • Emergency and Spill Response Procedures
    • Annual REM Eyewash/Safety Shower inspections are Underway
    • Chemical Shipment Returns to the Vendor
  • Winter 2004 Newsletter:
    • Don't Vent Flammable Storage Cabinets
    • Seen a Good Movie Lately?
    • Visit the REM Online Researchers' Guide
    • Science Publications are Within Reach
    • Practice Waste Minimization in the Lab
    • What is a DTI? Who is my DTI? How Do I Find Out More?
    • Meet Our New Health Physicists
  • Fall 2003 Newsletter:
    • Open Flame Use in Biosafety Cabinets
    • Integrated Safety Plan; Promoting a Culture of Safety
    • Safety Training Requirements
    • Potable Water Sources
    • The Keys to Lifting Safely
    • Laboratory Renovation Tips
    • Meet Our New Staff Member
    • Fire Equipment Services Joins REM
  • Spring 2003 Newsletter:
    • Respiratory Protection
    • Online Ergonomic Questionnaire
    • Fire Alarms, Top Ten Culprits for Lost-Time Injuries
    • Chemical Management Committee Passes Mercury Policy
    • New Staff
    • Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
    • Kudos
  • October 2002 Newsletter:
    • New Vendor Selected for Radiation Badges
    • Waste Containers now Available at University Stores
    • REM Offers Pesticide Handler Training
    • Potential Employee Exposure Reduced;  5000 Mercury Thermometers are Eliminated
    • Did You Receive CDC/USDA Mailing?
    • OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Training Offered Monthly
    • Open Toe Shoes Worn in Labs Violates Policies
    • Does Your Building or Department Have Emergency procedures in Place?
    • Kudos 
  • April 2002 Newsletter:
    • Bio security ... Monitor Your Facilities
    • OSHA Changes Workplace Injury and Illness Reporting Requirements
    • Mercury Thermometer Replacement Program
    • USA Patriot Act Has Gone Into Effect
    • Brown University Agrees to Hazardous Waste Storage Settlement
    • Hazardous Materials Shipment at Purdue 
  • August 2001 Newsletter:
    • EPA Inspection Results
    • Seat Belt Policy
    • Smoke Detector Disposal
    • Candle Burning
    • Hydrofluoric Acid Fatality
  • April 2001 Newsletter:
    • Are YOU Indemnified Yet?
    • An Update for Aqueous Waste and Used Oil Generators
    • Should You Be Using the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Program
    • Open Chemical Containers
    • REM Welcomes Robin Mills Ridgway
    • Planning to Move Your Laboratory Equipment?
    • What's Happening to those Old computer Monitors
    • Are Your Shoes Keeping You Safe?
  • December 2000 Newsletter:
    • REM Rolls Out New Web Site
    • Laser Pointers, Helpful or Hazardous?
    • An Alternative to Latex Gloves?
    • REM Identifies Waste Labeling Problems
    • REM Video Assists Hazardous Waste Generators
    • EPA Inspects Purdue's Hazardous Materials Operation
    • So, You're the New Department Safety Chair?
    • REM Maintains Library of Safety Videos
  • April 2000 Newsletter:
    • Ultraviolet Radiation Safety, Laboratory Renovation Tips
    • Infectious and 'Look-A-Like" Bio Waste
    • EPA Targets New England Colleges and Universities
    • Biological Safety Cabinet Versus Laminar Flow Clean Bench
    • Autoclave Safety
    • Requirements for Facilities Transferring or Receiving Select Agents
  • January 2000 Newsletter:
    • University Receives "No-Violation" Report During EPA Chemical Waste Management Compliance Inspection
    • Planning to Move Your Laboratory Equipment?
    • HazCom at Purdue
    • Fume Hoods: Please Read The Labels
    • Hydrogen Fluoride Shelf Life Issue
    • ISP Pilot Groups Begin Indemnification Process
    • Purdue's Respiratory Protection Program
    • Indoor Environmental Quality and IAQ Ghostbusters
    • Tingle and Tell Electrical Safety Tips
  • March 1999 Newsletter:
    • Violation Uncovered During EPA and IDEM Chemical Waste Management Compliance Inspections
    • Abandoned Lab Chemicals
    • What Is Lockout/Tagout?
    • Hydrofluoric Acid Caused Fatal Accident In Australia
    • As the Millennium Turns...Y2K and Lab Equipment
    • Hazardous Waste Accumulation in the Laboratory
    • Safety Alert
    • Sharps Used at the University
  • May 1998 Newsletter:
    • Radioisotope User Surveys
    • Ergonomics Purchases
    • EPA Fines Universities
    • What's Going Down the Drain?
    • ISP - One Year Later
  • November 1997 Newsletter:
    • Boston University, Degradation of Chemical Compounds Containing Radioactivity
    • Secondhand Smoke
    • Safety Committee
  • August 1997 Newsletter:
    • Abandoned Lab Chemicals
    • Chemical Hygiene Plan Manuals
    • Wearing Lab Gloves Outside the Lab
    • Eyewash/Safety Shower Crew Begins Annual Inspections
    • On-Line Lab Safety Training Sign-up
    • Mercury Poisoning Death at Dartmouth
  • April 1997 Newsletter:
    • Radioisotope Security
    • How to Prevent and cure Unknowns
    • UT Austin Fire
    • Closing Waste Containers, and More!
  • July 1996 Newsletter:
    • Ergonomic Service Information
    • Notice of Violation
    • Chemical Lab Accidents
    • Water Quality, and More

 


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