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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.

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:59,800 workers under the age of 18 are sent to the ER for job-related injuries37 …

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. Register Now What You Will LearnHow scientists are using social media tools like Twitter, Facebook, and…