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Five Questions with Emmanuel Rivera, Health & Environmental Investigator III, Natural Resources & Parks

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Two free workshops on Chemical Safety in Schools in early December

Dave Waddell in the lab

You and your colleagues are invited to attend to attend two free workshops on Chemical Safety in Schools:

Initial Chemical Hygiene Training

Tuesday, December 2, from 8:30 -11:30 am

South Seattle College

6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98106

Advanced Hygiene/Spill Response Training

Thursday, December 4, from 1:15 – 4:30 pm

Center School (at Seattle Center)

305 Harrison St. Seattle, WA 98109

Dave Waddell’s presentations are highly visual and entertaining. He is a school chemical safety expert and developer of the on-line School Chemicals Database.

You will:

  • Learn proper chemical storage and handling techniques.
  • See spill response procedures.
  • Understand how to dispose laboratory wastes.
  • Hear about mandatory upcoming chemical hazard trainings.
  • Practice identifying chemicals of concern.
  • Get to ask your questions.

Register now by emailing the following information to dave.waddell@kingcounty.gov

  • Your name
  • Your school
  • Your position
  • Let Dave know if you are interested in clock hours.

Free Teacher Training: Get Materials and Lessons to Teach about Hazardous Household Products

Teachers of grades 4-12 in King County can attend a free workshop on the health and environmental effects of hazardous household products. Participants are provided with information on identifying hazardous products and ways to reduce exposure to them through the use of safer alternatives. Participants receive ready-to-use lessons that engage students in issues of science and sustainability, apply STEM strategies, and fullfill science, and health and fitness GLEs. A $50 stipend or substitute reimbursement is available. The workshop takes place on October 12, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center at 28203 Redondo Beach Dr. S., Des Moines, WA 98198. To register, call 206-583-0655 or email workshops@triangleassociates.com. View the brochure for more information at http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/education/documents/Hazards_homefront-brochure.pdf.