2020 is an election year for MABioN. One of my roles is to serve as the nominating committee chair for our biennial elections. I am soliciting volunteers from the membership that are interested in becoming more active in MABioN by serving on the Executive Council and/or as members of standing committees.
Happy 2020! MABioN website sent out automatic notifications for membership renewal to all members last night. I am sure many of you can't wait to pay for the membership fee! Due to the system change last year, there may be some confusion between the "Subscription" and "Membership" tabs in your account page. Please follow the procedure below for membership renewal.
Position Title: Assistant Director of Environmental Health & Safety
Location: Lawrence university @ Appleton
Department: Campus Services - Campus Safety
Provide leadership and support within a diverse campus community by developing and championing occupational and environmental health and safety awareness. Monitor and manage all safety related functions, including risk assessments and crisis management training. Partner with students, faculty, and staff to ensure a safe learning and working environment.
Mark your calendar: 2019 ABSA Conference MABioN Luncheon: Nov 19, 2019 noon in East Meeting Room L
Hope to see you there!
Mark Your Calendar for 16th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety – The Power of Risk Assessment: Laboratory Safety and Security for Clinical, Public Health, Research, and Animal Care on Feb 29-Mar 4, 2020 in Atlanta, GA.
Presented by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the Eagleson Institute and the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA International.)
ABSA International will continue to provide a discounted conference registration rate to those affiliate members who are not ABSA members. The discount falls between the member and non-member rate. Those interested in the discount will either need to fax/scan or call the ABSA Office and identify their affiliate to receive the discount. If you have any questions, please contact the ABSA Office.
Title: Assistant Biosafety Officer Department: Environmental Health & Safety Application Review Date: 10/24/2019 Posting will be open until filled Job Type: Full Time Job Category: Managerial/Professional Description: Assist the Biosafety Officer to design, implement, administer, maintain, and oversee UNL’s program for research involving biological agents, including high consequence pathogens and select agents, as well as…
The Chemical Safety Officer for the Office of Research Safety is responsible for providing input into University-wide chemical safety standards, policies, and procedures as a key member of the research safety community in addition to providing input on the allocation of roles and responsibilities for chemical hygiene between the Office of Research Safety, Environmental Health and Safety (Hyde Park campus and the UC Medical Center), the divisional Laboratory Safety Specialists and laboratory research teams. The Chemical Safety Officer is responsible for managing and providing technical guidance, training, and inspective/risk analysis of the University of Chicago’s Chemical Hygiene Plan to ensure a safe environment in which to facilitate research and the pursuit of academic excellence. Chemical Safety includes the delivery of chemical hygiene services to all facilities involved in research for both laboratories and lab support areas. The Chemical Safety Officer reports to the Associate Vice-President of the Office of Research Safety.
The University of Michigan is currently seeking qualified applicants for an entry level EHS Safety Specialist (Research Health & Safety). This is a professional health and safety position focused on biological safety services with the additional responsibility for research laboratory safety. The primary responsibility of this position will be to identify potential hazards, inspect facilities working with biological and chemical agents for health and safety concerns, and facilitate corrective actions and/or provide recommendations. mich.edu/job_detail/178715/ehs_rep_i_research_health_safety
2019 MABioN Biosafety Symposium
Aug 5-7, 2019 in Columbus OH
Important dates: MABioN Symposium Registration early bird: July 15; deadline: July 22
Have we met? Even if we had, it's been too long, don't you agree? Well, I really miss you. There! I've said it. Regardless of what you think, I always felt a deep intellectual connection between us and I don't want to wait any longer ~MABioN