Journal of Environment and Safety
Online ISSN : 2186-3725
Print ISSN : 1884-4375
ISSN-L : 1884-4375
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Chemical substances management and development of human resources with challenge-solving skills at universities
Yoshiko Tsuji
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2016 Volume 7 Issue 3 Pages 169-173


A characteristic of sciences research and education is associated with multiplicity, originality, a high level of expertise, and interdisciplinary, therefore the chemical substances and risks involved are complex and diverse. Researchers performing the experiments at universities are not always experienced and are inexperienced student, and furthermore constituent human resources are becoming more diverse and mobile. Accordingly, chemical substances users and administrators have to collect relevant information of chemical substances, evaluate the purpose and method of chemical substances management, and address risk assessment with high-accuracy based on common understanding. However, we cannot avoid accident due to chemical substances by just complying with laws, and it is necessary for chemical substances users to learn attitude of safety management beyond respecting rules and regulations. It is important to establish a comprehensive, effective and concrete education program to develop talented specialist who can solve a variety of challenges by transforming learned knowledge into knowledge that can be applicable in handling chemical substances.

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