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Penn Safety Fair: Celebrating the Universal Language of Safety

September 20, 2011, Volume 58, No. 03

The Penn Safety Fair will be held on September 28, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in BRB II/III Lobby and Auditorium.

Public Safety and the Office of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety (EHRS) will celebrate safety practiced by Penn faculty, staff and students from over 170 countries. Representatives from Public Safety, AlliedBarton Security, EHRS, ULAR, IACUC, Green Campus Partnership, HUP Safety, ORS/Export Controls and the Penn Women’s Center will be present to answer safety questions and concerns. Information on office ergonomics, personal safety, proper PPE, laboratory waste, rDNA registrations, training compliance, dangerous goods shipments, and export controls will be available.

New this year are several 30-minute seminars discussing topics such as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Penn Police, Penn Women’s Center, The IBC & using rDNA, and Ergonomics. Courses will be held in the BRB II/III Auditorium. Times will be posted on the EHRS website and at the fair. Several vendors will also be there with a variety of safety products to try out. Don’t forget to complete the raffle ticket to be entered for fun prizes. Snacks and drinks will be offered with completion of the raffle ticket.

Please check www.ehrs.upenn.edu or contact EHRS at (215) 898-4453 for more information.

Almanac - September 20, 2011, Volume 58, No. 03