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Super Villains and Lab Safety: Origin Stories

From the 2021 Joint Annual Meeting (recorded 6/29/2021)
Presented by Dan Scungio, MT (ASCP), SLS, CQA (ASQ)

Why do lab staff ignore safety rules? Do they really think they can get super powers? Study some real and imagined lab safety incidents and their consequences. Learn how to use safety stories to teach others in order to improve your lab safety culture.

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Review lab safety stories and identify the root causes of incidents.
  • Identify and correct visible safety issues in a laboratory setting.
  • Describe effective safety stories for the purpose of improving the safety culture in the lab.

ASCLS is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area of Safety will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

This Intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings