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Web Date: July 23, 2010

Texas Tech Overhauls Lab Safety

Investigation: Internal report grows from January accident
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Homeland Security
Keywords: Lab Safety, CSB

Following a five-month internal review, officials at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, released a report on July 23 laying out a framework to improve laboratory safety at the university. The review was triggered by a serious accident that occurred on Jan. 7 in a campus chemistry laboratory. The accident critically injured a student researcher (C&EN, Feb. 1, page 25).

The report's recommendations were drawn up by a working group chaired by . . .

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