Principal Investigator Briefing. Environmental Health and Safety meets individually with each new principal investigator in the natural sciences and engineering upon arrival Notification through the Dean of Faculty
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Principal Investigator Briefing • Environmental Health and Safety meets individually with each new principal investigator in the natural sciences and engineering upon arrival • Notification through the Dean of Faculty • Sets the tone and introduces the safety and environmental culture of the University • Includes a walk-through of the laboratory space or review of the plans for renovation • Focuses on role as a supervisor and lab manager
Briefing Includes • Policies and procedures related to health and safety • Training requirements for those working in the laboratory • Emergency preparedness and procedures • The Risk Culture in research and academia • Requirements for special materials • Radioactive, Homeland Security, pathogenic, etc.
Briefing Includes • Engineering controls • Personal protective equipment • Providing, procuring, writing into grant proposals • Waste disposal • Hazardous materials shipping • Inspections • Continuity of operations planning • Minors in the lab policies • Laboratory security
Briefing Includes • Profile of research practices • Determination of which EHS and safety programs apply (e.g., laser safety, high hazard gas safety, high voltage safety,…) • Summary of each program and contact info provided
Program History • Adopted by University Research Board in 2000 • Briefing provided to > 130 new faculty and > 120 lab managers (professional staff, post-docs, graduate students)
Results • Better compliance with University and regulatory agency rules • Open communication between health and safety groups and the laboratory • Accountability • Setting the tone at the earliest stage • Identification of safety and environmental issues at the outset
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SEAS Faculty in Energy and the Environment Atmospheric chemistry and dynamics:Elie Bou-Zeid (CEE), Claire Gmachl (EE), Denise Mauzerall (CEE),Gerard Wysocki (EE), Mark Zondlo (CEE) Batteries: Craig Arnold (MAE) Genetic engineering for biofuels: James Link (CHE) Built environment:Sigrid Adriaenssens (CEE), Maria Garlock (CEE),Branko Glisic (CEE), George Scherer (CEE), James Smith (CEE) Carbon capture & storage: Michael Celia (CEE), Catherine Peters (CEE), George Scherer (CEE), Robert Socolow (MAE) Combustion: Frederick Dryer (MAE), Chung K. Law (MAE), Yiguang Ju (MAE), Sankaran Sundaresan (CHE) Ecohydrology:Kelly Caylor (CEE), Peter Jaffe (CEE), Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe (CEE), Eric Wood (CEE) Fuel cells: Jay Benziger (CHE) Green IT:Mung Chiang (EE), Margaret Martonosi (EE), Jennifer Rexford (COS) Molecular design of materials:Emily Carter (MAE) Solar cells:Lynn Loo (CHE), Antione Kahn (EE), Jim Sturm (EE), Sigurd Wagner (EE) Sustainable materials: Wole Soboyejo (MAE) Systems modeling: Rene Carmona (ORF), Chris Floudas (CHE), Warren Powell (ORF)
GoalRaisedRemaining Energy and Environment $75M $36M $39M Energy and Environment Research Facilities $70M $70M -- Conference Center $10M -- $10M ______ _____ _____ $155M $106M $49M