Fall 2017 Safety & Sustainability Awards

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 1:31pm


We are soliciting nominations for school’s Fall 2017 Safety & Sustainability Awards.  These awards recognize students and post-doctoral associates who exhibit a sustained commitment to safety practices and culture.

The award selection criteria are:

  • Maintaining a safe working environment (role as safety captain, actions that positively affect laboratory inspections, dissemination of safety information, initiatives that promote safety, keep up-to-date safety records, etc..)
  • Teaching safety (provide safety lecture for group meetings, mentor other to learn good safety practices, instructional safety in chemistry courses etc..)
  • Promoting safety culture (participation in safety events, safety initiatives, promote safety awareness etc..)

Peer nominations and self-nominations are welcome. A nomination letter that addresses specifically the Award’s selection criteria must be sent by email to The deadline for submission is September 19, 2017.

Two awards will be presented in in Spring. Applications received in Spring will be eligible for both Spring and Fall awards. Each award recipient will be presented with a framed certificate and $200 that can be used for a professional-related book or software purchase. 

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