RE: Specialist in Laboratory Safety (ASCP)

From:Gary Gill ASCP Specialist in Laboratory, Examination Content Guideline
Gary Gill
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From: Jackie.O' [mailto:Jackie.O']
Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 10:29 AM
To: Angela McNabola
Subject: Re: Specialist in Laboratory Safety (ASCP)

Is this an ASCP exam?

Angela McNabola <>

11/21/2002 07:29 AM

        Subject:        Re: Specialist in Laboratory Safety (ASCP)

Hi Nancy,

I took this exam (and passed!) in September 2000.  Basically, I used the
recommended reading list that the ASCP sent with the application.  I looked on
OSHA's website, but also got alot of help from the folks that work in our Health
and Safety Department here at Bayer.  Each had there own specialty (fire,
chemical hygeine, ergonomics, etc.) and they were very helpful.

The challenge for me was that I work in research (with animal tissues), so I
really had to become familiar with hospital practices, CLIA regs, etc.  It was a
great learning experience.

I actually thought about doing a workshop at the NSH on helpful hints on passing
the test, but wasn't sure how many people would actually attend.  There is a lot
of information, and although it is very important, let's face it, not to

If you would like more details, I would be happy to send you information on the
specific resources I studied from.

good luck,

Angela McNabola, MS
Bayer Corporation
West Haven, CT

                     11/20/2002 06:35         cc:                                                                                    
                     PM                       Subject:  Specialist in Laboratory Safety (ASCP)                                        

I recently learned of this new exam being offered in laboratory safety.  I'm
wondering if anyone has taken it?  Are there study guides or mock exams
available?  Any information would be appreciated.
Nancy Adams

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