|Subject: Safety clinic/class & inspection of rotors & centrifuges, April 15, NMSU|
|Date: March 30, 2009|
To: NMSU Lab Managers & Chemical Hygiene Officers|
This is an initial announcement to chemical hygiene officers and lab managers to promote a rotor safety clinic and safety inspection of rotors & centrifuges on the NMSU campus. The Centrifuge Team from Thermo Fisher Scientific, Laboratory Products Group, will be here to provide this clinic and service on April 15. Environmental Health & Safety has reserved the Safety Training Facility, rm110 at the Academic Research Unit C (location is shown on our safety website at http://www.nmsu.edu/~safety/maps/map-link.htm) for that date and will help facilitate the event.
The rotor/centrifuge safety clinic is from 10 to 11 am. It will cover common problems and precautions to avoid accidents as well as examples of damage that can result from failure. Thermo Fisher Scientific representatives have also indicated that they will provide a quick lunch (pizza or sandwiches) at the facility before starting inspections of the rotors in the campus buildings.
Shearer, Assistant Director,
Environmental Health & Safety,
New Mexico State University,
PO Box 30001 / MSC-3578,
Las Cruces, NM 88003,
Phone: 575-646-3327, Fax: 575-646-7898