Safe Science: Promoting a Culture of Safety in Academic Chemical Research
This report examines the culture of safety in research institutions and makes recommendations for university leadership, laboratory researcher, and environmental health and safety professionals to support safety as a core value of their institutions. The report discusses ways to fulfill that commitment through prioritizing funding for safety equipment and training, as well as making safety an ongoing operational priority.
More coordinated planning and improvements to training and technology in mine safety operations could better prepare underground coal miners for escape, says a new report Improving Self-Escape from Underground Coal Mines.
The report Assessment of Staffing Needs of Systems Specialists in Aviation, makes comment on developing a staffing model for the 6,100 workers that maintain the National Airspace System. The committee evaluates the current staffing models and then provides variables that should be included in a model that the Federal Aviation Administration will build to predict the future number of Airway Transportation System Specialists.