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Re: Michael McCann and safety article

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Nalin (nalin)
Mon, 12 Aug 1996 17:10:41 +0000

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On August 12, KPRS wrote,

>If you notice at the end of the lengthy article on safety, Dr. Michael
>McCann's name was associated with arts and safety. He has been at this
>for a long time.
>His "Artist Beware" is a standard in our school system. He came to our
>school at my urging, and evaluated our safety measures. (Of course he got
>paid, he is a consultant on safety issues). The day I was in the
>operating room, having my cancer removed, is when the school finally put
>in the proper ventillation system I had been lobbying for. Thanks to Dr.
>McCann's written customized recommendations, we received eyewash
>stations, firewall cabinets, and solvent waste containers. (Of course we
>are still working on implementing all of his sugestions) Our supply
>order is not longer "bid" out by price but but "safety" as well. As a
>cancer surviver, I question whether my job helped accelerate the
>inevitable, but am confident that I am doing (with the help of my
>district, under Dr. McCann's suggestions)all that is possible to prevent
>occurance due to art supplies.
>San D