Re: Trouble in the Lab

From:Gayle Callis

Well said!  Also, raising his voice is a form of intimidation/harassment,
cannot be allowed, and should cease via reprimand from chairman. 

 At 08:37 AM 7/19/02 -0400, you wrote:
>Anila in the United Kingdom complains about a barrister (Lawyer to our
American friends) in the lab:
>Over the years I have had problem people passing through my lab at this
teaching hospital and have adopted the following formula!!. Tell them:
>1) Its your lab, you are in charge of it.
>2) Visiting researchers/residents are to follow the lab procedures.
>3) You can help them with their research only if the lab procedures are
>4) If they don't follow your procedures they cannot work there.
>6) Do not defend anything you do in your lab to them.
>7) Ask them if they have understood what you have told them.
>If they say "yes", it should cure the problem. If they say "No" you had
better send them to the Chairman/professor for a lttle chat. The boss will
back you up because bosses understand the need for consistancy in lab
procedures and research. 
>Hope this helps
>Mike Titford
>USA Pathology
>Mobile AL USA
Gayle Callis
Research Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology - Marsh Lab
Montana State University - Bozeman
19th and Lincoln St
Bozeman MT 59717-3610

406 994-6367 (lab with voice mail)
406 994-4303 (FAX)


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