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Safety Day 2020



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Mar 26, 2020 ‐ 10:00 am
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3501 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

The Office of Research Safety at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute will be hosting its eleventh annual CHOP Research Safety Day on Friday, March 27, 2020 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, in the Colket Translational Research Building (CTRB) lobby and adjoining conference rooms.

The goal is to promote Research Safety initiatives and highlight fundamental safety practices and products relating to areas such as: biological, chemical and lab safety, ergonomics, environmentally friendly "green" products, non-toxic chemical alternatives, reduced volume (micro) processes and many other related products.

CHOP Research Safety Day is made possible by the generous support of industry sponsors in accordance with the CHOP vendor relations policy.

Administrative/Vendor Expo
Time: 10:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.
Location: CTRB 1200AB

Fire Extinguisher Simulator
Time: 10:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.
Trainer: Brian Kovacs, Safety Manager
Location: CTRB 1200A

Safety Pong Tournament
Time: 10:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.
Location: CTRB 1200AB
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Time: 11:30 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Location: CTRB 1200AB

Keynote Speaker
Speaker: Johannes C.M. van der Loo, PhD
Title: "Clinical Viral Vector Manufacturing at CHOP: How Not to Mess Up"
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: CTRB 1100A

CHOP Research Safety Day includes a vendor and administrative unit expo. Administrative departments within the CHOP Research Institute will showcase their related programs. Industry vendors will also host tables in order to highlight and promote any products or services the company may have available to research staff.

Raffle Prizes for Attendees

The Office of Research Safety will be raffling off a $50 Amazon gift card for those that attend the Vendor and Administrative Expo. Attendees will receive a stamp card upon check-in at the Registration Table in the CTRB Lobby. Attendees can visit vendor and administrative tables at the Expo to receive stamps. A minimum of 8 stamps is required in order to enter the drawing.