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Students at the University of Dar es Salaam are to join a unique training programme aimed at curbing chemical accidents dubbed Chemical Accidents Prevention and Preparedness Programme (CAPP-TZ)...
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No one was hurt in the early-afternoon incident in a science lab, police said.
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AN ARMY BOMB disposal unit dealt with a highly explosive chemical...
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Firefighters and a hazmat crew were called to a nitric-acid spill at St. Matthew Catholic School...
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Two students were taken to the hospital for an evaluation following a chemical spill...
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Six undergraduate students were exposed when a plastic container of waste chemicals ruptured in a Chemistry Annex teaching lab...
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The University of California recently introduced three systemwide policies in an attempt to improve safety...
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A case of salmonellosis was reported to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Fire at a Dow Chemical electronic materials facility in North Andover, Mass., resulted in the death of production operator Carlos A. Amaral...
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Authorities say the explosion that killed a male worker was due either to a malfunction or human error...
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Bomb Disposal team at Santa Sabina Girls secondary school in Sutton, Dublin...
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A student who had dangerous chemicals splashed in his face...
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A chemical spill was reported in one of the science rooms of the Hasbrouck Heights High/Middle School...
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Two students and a teacher at Roach Middle School were injured as a result of an experiment...
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A chemical spill on the University of Central Florida campus prompted evacuations...
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System works to implement and improve upon legally mandated program to protect researchers.
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A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge today denied three defense motions...
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A small explosion in a WPI laboratory in Gateway Park...
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Buildings near the Scott Engineering Center were open after Lincoln Fire and Rescue investigated a chemical odor on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
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Former University of California, Davis, chemist David Snyder appeared in court on Friday to begin his preliminary hearing on 17 felony charges...
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An Independent federal agency investigating chemical accidents to protect workers...
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A chemical spill in a building housing medical technology company...
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Four area fire departments responded to a lab fire...
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A chemical spill Friday night at Stanford University sparked a hazardous-materials response from the Palo Alto Fire Department.
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Parts of Curtin University were evacuated for about two hours earlier today after staff found two bottles containing a potentially explosive chemical with labels dating back to 1973.
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Four students were treated for inhaling chemical fumes after a fire at Horowhenua College.
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A fire at Drug & Laboratory Disposal, Inc. here started when a small amount of a chemical being neutralized under a hood by a chemist unexpectedly stared to spark and smoke.
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The University of Kentucky issued an alert for the Veterans Drive area Saturday morning.
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Officials say firefighters were called out at about 5:30 p.m. at the 200 block of Meditation Walk.
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University of Delaware officials say one person was taken to a hospital after a hazardous materials incident,...
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Dow Chemical has launched a laboratory safety website that includes a comprehensive set of training videos and additional resources,...
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A vial containing unnamed acids in a lab on the third floor of the lakefront university's Chemistry Science building blew up,...
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On the morning of December 29, 2008, Sheri Sangji began a routine chemical reaction to synthesize an experimental anti-obesity drug. Seventeen days later, she was dead,...
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A year has passed since an explosion in an eighth-grade class that left three students and a teacher with burns across their bodies.
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Professor Patrick Harran is ordered to stand trial on felony charges stemming from a fire that killed staff research assistant Sheharbano Sangji more than four years ago.
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A chemical spill occurred on March 20 at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
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Junior Sam Kersten was diligently working on his final project for his machine shop adjunct when he realized that everyone else in the Olin basement had vanished.
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A hazmat team and firefighters were called in to help extinguish a fire at the UAlbany East Campus...
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One person was injured Monday morning in a small chemical explosion in a lab at Plano Presbyterian Hospital.
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The Albany Fire Department Hazardous Materials Response Team, EMS officials and Albany State University police officials were on the scene at a hazmat situation on the Albany State University campus ..
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In an effort to reduce students’ exposure to lab risks, UC officials released new policies regarding lab safety that were to be put into effect March 1.
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From Novasep in Germany and Organic Process Research and Development comes word that Togni’s reagent II, used for trifluoromethylations, is explosive.
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150 students, staff evacuated from UMaine’s Hitchner Hall after chemical reaction releases gas.
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Fire crews responded to a small explosion inside the lab of the Range & Wildlife building on Texas Tech's campus late Wednesday night.
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The Towne building — located in the Engineering Quad — was evacuated at approximately 3:30 p.m. Thursday due to an accidental chemical spill.
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Officials say the hazmat situation in University City has been placed under control Friday morning.
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It was just over six years ago when four people died, and 13 others ended up hospitalized after an explosion from the production of a gasoline additive, methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl, at T2 Laboratories Inc. in Jacksonville, FL.
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CLOVIS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two students have been injured after a fire inside a high school in Central California.
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Alaska Anchorage Wednesday prompted campus police to temporarily evacuate the facility, with local firefighters responding to the incident as a hazardous-materials call.
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UC Davis chemist David Snyder was arraigned this afternoon on three counts of reckless disposal of hazardous waste, three counts of possession of a destructive device or explosive, one count of possession of materials with intent to make a destructive device, and two counts of possessing or bringing a firearm onto campus. All ten counts are felonies.
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A life sciences building on the Boston University campus has reopened after a graduate student working in a laboratory spilled a liter of an industrial solvent, prompting a brief evacuation today but causing no injuries, fire department officials said.
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Emergency officials were summoned to Susan Wagner High School on Friday, after a small chemical explosion was reported inside the school lab, according to emergency radio transmissions.
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Scientists may be overestimating the safety of their laboratories, according to early analysis of an international survey of attitudes and practices among researchers.
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Scientists may have a false sense of security about the safety of their laboratories, according to early results from the first international survey of researchers’ workplace attitudes and practices.
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The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released, “After the Rainbow,” a video safety message focused on potential dangers in high school chemistry laboratories...
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A hazardous materials team responded to reports of a chemical spill...
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A fire broke out in a university laboratory here, injuring two people...
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A chemical spill at South Lakes High School in Reston sent two staffers to the hospital and forced two wings of the school to be shut down early this morning...
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A science experiment went awry Wednesday when it set off two dry-ice explosions...
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A campus building was evacuated after a chemical blast...
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The Science and Engineering Research Facility building closed because of a chemical spill when boron tricholoride, a colorless gas, leaked out...
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A chemical spill in a lab room on the campus of Montana Tech...
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Emergency services were called to the CH Waddington building at the King’s Buildings at the University of Edinburgh...
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A man suffered burns to his when a 2-liter beaker of Hydrochloric Acid broke...
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Six people suffered minor injuries Monday when an acid spilled inside a lab...
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More than a dozen people were rushed to the hospital after a chemical spill...
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A third-floor lab in a University of Minnesota research building was evacuated Monday night after a formaldehyde spill...
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A chemical spill occurred at a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute laboratory...
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Three employees of DNA company BioFire Diagnostics Inc. were hospitalized after being exposed to a chemical spill...
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A hazmat team was called to New Auburn High School for a spill of three gallons of formaldehyde...
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On Monday, Aug. 26, University of California, Los Angeles, chemistry professor Patrick G. Harran is scheduled to appear in court...
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Hazmat Crews were on the scene at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Saturday for a small chemical spill.
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A chemical leak has forced the evacuation of part of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in East Melbourne.
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A student was caught in a dangerous situation while he was working alone at the University of Calgary...
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Unsealed chemical containers produced an odor which led to Monday night's evacuation...
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Queensland Fire and Rescue crews raced to douse the flames, which damaged the multi-storey building...
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An evolutionary biologist, studied the periodical cicada, an insect that lives underground and emerges once every 13 or 17 years....
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The recent announcement that Professor Patrick Harran of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), will go on trial in connection with the death in 2009 of a research assistant...
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The booming soundwaves radiating from the University of Redlands campus Thursday morning resulted from a controlled detonation of a dangerous chemical.
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Two young boys who suffered burns during an accident at a science camp in Covington remained hospitalized...
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Two lab workers at a Sydney nuclear facility are in hospital after toxic chemicals spilled on them.
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Recent weeks have seen a pair of developments that could focus and intensify the national discussion of academic lab safety.
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TOKYO: An atomic research lab in northern Japan has reported a radiation leak that may have affected about 55 people,...
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Safety in academic and other nonindustrial chemical research laboratories will be the focus of a yearlong investigation by a National Academy of Sciences committee,...
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I’m always interested to come across instructional documents on chemistry professors’ Web sites.
 
The fire alarm system, which was directly connected to the fire alert force, went off at the chemistry faculty of the Moscow State University...
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When the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center Director Mark Schroeder heard of last Wednesday’s explosion in a fertilizer plant in West, Texas,...
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Jacob Hespeler Secondary students were evacuated Wednesday morning...
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Parents and students are concerned after a dangerous chemical was spilled in a school cafeteria.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has referred to the FBI the case of the laboratory where one of five vials of a deadly Venezuelan virus went missing...
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A lab worker was injured while mixing chemicals at The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center for Chemical Studies...
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An unstable chemical has been made safe by the Defence Forces at a school in Co Tipperary
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People had to be evacuated from a lab at Sacred Heart Hospital after a chemical spill.
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Parts of the Kettering Science Center at Ashland University remain closed off after a chemical spill that ignited flames Friday night.
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A hazardous materials team investigating an overnight freezer malfunction in a chemical laboratory at the University of New Brunswick's Fredericton campus...
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Emergency responders were called to MGH's Building 149 at the Charlestown Navy Yard this afternoon after a chemical reaction caused a glass container to burst resulting in lacerations to a researcher’s arm.
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A minor chemical spill by a student in a chemistry lab prompted a precautionary evacuation of University of Texas of the Permian Basin's science building on Saturday evening.
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COLUMBIA, SC — After being shut down most of the afternoon, an engineering building on the University of South Carolina’s campus was been deemed safe for occupancy Wednesday afternoon.
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Ten people are being treated after they were exposed to chemicals on the campus of Villanova University.
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There are reports that Mars may have hexavalent chromium compounds in its surface dust, which is already being brought up as a concern for future human exploration.
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Terry Parker High School went on code red lockdown Thursday morning as a precaution after acid overflowed from a soda bottle that was shaken, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
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Last fall, C&EN ran a couple of letters that focused on the role of the syringe in the #SheriSangji case. Both called for a way to prevent a syringe plunger from coming out of the barrel.
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How does an organization move the concept of safety culture from something hypothetical to an integral part of an organization’s fabric? That’s what the 15 members of the City of Berkeley’s Safety Committee wanted to know after hearing a presentation about how Berkeley Lab approached the subject.
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A Technical College student was injured on Saturday in an explosion during an experiment.
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A hazmat team was called in Friday night after a reported chemical spill at Pacific Lutheran University
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The overheating of cyclohexane in a science experiment triggered a fire, causing the evacuation, authorities said. No one was injured.
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On the night of Jan. 17, eight explosions were heard by residents of the on-campus living community the Domes and surrounding complexes.
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The risks in working with potentially dangerous pathogens in US labs are low to the scientists involved as well as to the general public, according to two recent reports on safety incidents.