Friday, July 14, 2017

Safety Matters/Teen Workplace Safety Beta Group Task Force

Volunteer opportunity for AIHA members:
I am currently chairing the Safety Matters/Teen Workplace Safety AIHA Beta Group Task Force. We are just getting started and I am  accepting AIHA member volunteers to serve on this task force. Like any task force, this will require a few conference calls and several emails with a specific time limit. Please contact me if you are interested in serving in this capacity.
Photo Credit: B.Chirico, AIHA

What is Safety Matters? This general awareness training program developed jointly by the National Institute of Occupational Heath and Safety (NIOSH) and the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is designed to teach young workers how to identify workplace hazards and know their rights as workers.


Why is this important? Here are some statistics you may not know: 
  • "Approximately 1.6 million U.S. teens (aged 15–17) work.
  • Every nine minutes, a U.S. teen is injured on the job.
  • On average, each year:
Want to help bring Safety Matters to your community and teach young workers to expect a safe workplace? Then contact me to learn how you can mobilize this effort locally.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Improving your Social Chemistry: Science Communication on Facebook, Twitter and Other Online Platforms

Improving your Social Chemistry: Science Communication on Facebook, Twitter and Other Online Platforms

FREE WEBINAR; REGISTRATION REQUIRED
July 13, 2017 @ 2:00pm ET
ACS MEMBERS CAN VIEW THIS WEBINAR HERE BY LOGGING IN: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/acs-webinars/professional-development/social/video.html
The way that information is being shared is constantly changing as are the pathways for communicating with the public. You may be a wiz in the lab, but do you know the right formula for developing your social media presence? How are scientists using social media to communicate the value of their science with the public, the media, policymakers, and others in their community? Join Chris McCarthy, Manager of Social Media and Member Engagement with the American Chemical Society, as he shares the role that social media plays in science communication and how to improve your online skills.

What You Will Learn

  • How scientists are using social media tools like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for science communication (and how you can too!)
  • How to tailor your message depending on your goals, your audience, and the social media platform you are using
  • What resources ACS and other science organizations offer to help you improve your science communication skills

Webinar Details

  • Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 2-3pm ET
  • Fee: Free to Attend
  • Download Slides: Available the day of broadcast
The Fine Print
ACS Webinars® does not endorse any products or services. The views expressed in this presentation are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the American Chemical Society.

Experts

Chris McCarthy
Chris McCarthy
American Chemical Society
Jennifer Maclachlan
Jennifer Maclachlan
PID Analyzers, LLC