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DEIAR Committee Hosts Talk on Fieldwork Safety

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Poster for "Fieldwork Safety:Responsibilities, Challenges & Resources"

About the Speaker

Dr. Miriam Sharp is the Laboratory Safety Manager and Chemical Hygiene Officer at UMD's Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk.

About the Talk

Sharp will discuss best practices for field safety and the range of UMD resources available to support GEOG.

After a Q&A, she will lead us ina group activity to discuss how to handle some hypothetical field situations.

  • Build capacity to manage risks during fieldwork and other work environments.
  • Be aware of UMD resources and support.
  • Prepare for expanded NSF and NASA requirements on responsible conduct in research training and safe and inclusive workplans.

This event is organized by GEOG's Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Anti-Racism Committee (DEIAR).


River Road

4600 River Road

4600 River Road

College Park, MD 20742

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Department of Geographical Sciences

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