H.E.L.P. Meeting Minutes
March 21, 2001
I. Lessons learned from earthquake.
A round-table discussion of the earthquake allowed attendees an opportunity to share their experiences from the earthquake and share the lessons they learned. Issues identified include:
II. Laboratory Safety & Health Seminar sponsored by the University of Washington.
Bradley Gong, ICOS Corp., briefed the group on the contents of the Seminar held on March 15th and 16th. The Seminar offered a mixed bag of topics including root cause analysis, violence in the workplace, Herpes B virus, pregnancy in the workplace, and spill preparedness.
III. L&I ergonomics standard update.
Jeff Lyons, Labor & Industries, discussed the new ergonomics standard and the progress in implementation.
IV. Steering Committee meeting.
Jim Denovan, EIC, summarized the results of the H.E.L.P. Steering Committee meeting from March 12th. A schedule with dates and locations is set for the coming year. Biohazardous waste, Pollution Prevention Plans, organic waste treatment, and ergonomics are a few of the agenda topics being organized.
V. Next Meeting
The May 16th H.E.L.P. meeting will be hosted by ICOS Corp. in Canyon Park at 9:00am.