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Contact Tracing Strategies & Execution

While you may not be able to prevent individuals from bringing coronavirus on-site, an effective contact tracing strategy is critical to controlling its spread, keeping people safe, and maintaining smooth operations.

Date/Time: Thursday, 8/13/20
3-4pm Eastern

Panelists

Berenice Arriaga
The University of Texas at El Paso

Jeffrey Hescock
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Coronavirus Safety in Teaching Labs - Main
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Coronavirus Safety in Teaching Labs

Teaching labs present their own unique safety challenges: shared equipment, close quarters, and multiple individuals indoors for a prolonged time. We review best practices and creative solutions to nagging issues.

Date/Time: Thursday, 8/27/20
3-4pm Eastern

Panelists

Shawna Lesseur
University of Connecticut

Jodi Ogilvie
University of Minnesota

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Risk Assessments

For risks both big and small, it is essential to understand and account for the impact of COVID-19. When many common tools for mitigating risk are no longer effective, what options remain?

Date/Time: Thursday, 9/10/20
3-4pm Eastern

Panelists

Sean Fitzgerald
Hackensack Meridian Health

Trent Peacock
Mississippi State University

Meghan Seltzer
HHMI Janelia Research Campus

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Disinfection Technology and Tactics - Main
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Coronavirus Disinfection Technologies & Tactics

The need for both routine and deep disinfection grows as repopulations continue. Our panelists will discuss the technologies they're eyeing and the policies they're employing to keep the spread of coronavirus under control. [this webinar aired on August 6, 2020]

Panelists:
Aristea Lubar / Megan Shoff / Joan Wickersheim

Focus on Facemasks - Main
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Focus on Face Masks – Balancing Risk Reduction

Policies, materials, disinfection and reuse, particle filtering, risk reduction... We're ready to dive deep on the use of face masks in the laboratory and R&D environment. [this webinar aired on July 23, 2020]

Panelists:
Richard Ashworth / Joshua E. Turse

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Keeping Facilities & Maintenance Personnel Safe During COVID-19

We discuss the procedures and policies that should be considered when protecting this vital arm of research operations during the coronavirus pandemic. How can we develop creative solutions for risky situations? [this webinar aired on July 9, 2020]

Panelists:
Laura Duckworth / Melanie Peapell / Ron Souza

Safety Culture & Trust
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Safety Culture & Trust – Preparing for On-site Repopulations

With organizations reopening and personnel returning, what can we do to help everyone feel and be safe? Having a positive safety culture may have never been more tangible or more important. [this webinar aired on June 25, 2020]

Panelists:
Jesse Decker / Jonathan Klane / Ralph Stuart

Retrospective on Coronavirus Response - Social
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Retrospective on Coronavirus Initial Response

It's not often all our emergency response plans get put into action at the same time. How did our plans fare when the rubber met the road? In the event of a second spike, how can we apply these lessons learned to have a more controlled, less frantic response? [this webinar aired on June 18, 2020]

Panelists:
Sarah Ells / Anne Kogut / Larry Mendoza

Communicating with Leadership
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Communicating with Leadership During Tough Times

Tensions are high, emotions are frayed, and you likely need to communicate even more than you had to previously. Join to brainstorm and workshop tips and techniques for effective communication during this time of stress. [this webinar aired on June 4, 2020]

Panelists:
David Gillum / JP Hooks / Robin Izzo

Ramp Up and Reopening Checklists - Social
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Ramp Up & Reopen Checklists – Anticipating Needs

While we may not know precisely when it will happen, we do know labs are going to be starting back up. How will you manage this transition? What plans and policies will be in place to keep personnel safe and also meet the many unexpected needs that will appear? [this webinar aired on May 21, 2020]

Panelists:
Kimi Brown / Michael Engle / Craig Merlic / Jennifer Ramil

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Supporting Labs that are Active, Essential, & Operational

As Health & Safety transitions to WFH, some labs are pivoting and ramping up research efforts to combat the coronavirus outbreak. Learn about what your peers are doing to support lab safety in this unusual situation. [this webinar aired on May 14, 2020]

Panelists:
Sylvie Blondelle / Jack Bracken / Sean Fitzgerald / Jonathan Klane