Confusion among employers over which forms should be used to initially report injuries and illness, and those that should be used for submission to OSHA or the proper reporting_agency may_result in problems. Any gaps in your OSHA 300 log can trigger_OSHA inquiries or even inspections.

Accurate reporting is imperative, and is a good tool to use in determining problem areas in the company’s business operation. So, prepare now to fill in the missing information as soon as possible.

On Wednesday, October 25 at 2 PM EDT, we will present a webinar titled OSHA Recordkeeping Compliance: Completing and Maintaining the OSHA 300 Log. The webinar will help those tasked with filling out and maintaining OSHA_Injury and Illness logs.

In this 90-minute live training, Irwin Dobrushin will help clarify what should be reported as an injury_or illness, as well as how to account correctly for lost work time. He will discuss:

  • The importance of the employees work relationship
  • Rules for temporary workers.
  • What OSHA means by “restricted_work”
  • What are the exceptions to OSHA recordability
  • Prescription medications versus OTC medicines
  • Calculation of injury_and illness rates
  • Resources to evaluate injury_recordability including OSHA Interpretations and other documents.

The session will provide you with techniques to assure that the information contained in the logs remains_confidential.

Join us for this highly-interactive 90 minutes webinar.

Topic: OSHA Recordkeeping Compliance: Completing and Maintaining the OSHA 300 Log
Date:  25-October-2017, Wednesday
Time: 2pm EDT – Duration: 90 Minutes
Location: Live, interactive training on your computer
Includes proprietary tools and helpful documentation!

This course has been approved by HRCI as eligible for 1.50 credits towards a participant’s recertification upon full completion.

Register Now

Instructor profile:

Irwin Dobrushin has over 38+ years of experience in the Environmental, Health and Safety Profession. Throughout his career, he has provided comprehensive Health & Safety services and support in a variety of business settings including consultation and industrial/manufacturing. His specialties include Safety and Industrial Hygiene Compliance Auditing, OSHA Process Safety Management and EPA Risk Management Programs, and Hazardous Waste Disposal, among others.

At the end of the webinar, you will know the nuts and bolts of completing the OSHA 300 Log and the 300A Annual summary

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

I am honoured to invite and send you this call for papers on behalf of Conference Organisation Board of  “4thInternational Conference on New Trends in Chemistry”, to be held  in St. Petersburg dates between 11 – 13 May 2018
You can directly access to our conference through
A limited number of Papers and Posters with the below mentioned topics will be accepted for our conference:

  • Polymer Chemistry and Applications
  • Pharmaceutical Chemsitry
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Bio Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Material Chemistry
  • Inorganic  Chemistry


Abstract submission deadline March 30th, 2018

For abstract submission please visit and submit your abstract

  • Selected Papers presented as Oral Presentation will be published as Special Issue Edition of Bulgarian Chemical Communications. Bulgarian Chemical Communications is indexed by Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-E). (ISSN:0324-1130) Web site of journal :

Our official Airline Partner Turkish Airlines  will provide discounted flight tickets for conference participants.More Information will be available shortly

Our official Travel Agent is at your disposal for all travel arrangenments to St. Petersburg. There are various of different alternatives for arriving to St. Petersburg. For all options please contact

Official travel agent is providing Russian Visa for the participants attending from Turkey also will provide requested visa documents for all participants.. Full Information about visa is available at

We kindly wait for your attendance to our congress to be held in St Petersburg  dates between 11 – 13 May 2018, while it is also starting period of worldwide known famous Poetic White Nights of St. Petersburg

ICNTC Conference is organized in a cooperation with Smolny Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, St. Petersburg


Respectfully Yours,

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dolunay SAKAR DASDAN

ICNTC 2018 Conference Chair

Yıldız Technical  University  – Istanbul

Department of Chemistry

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Delson Bridge to the Future Fund: Opened October 5, 2017

Deadline for Nominations:  October 23, 2017 at 5PM

The Graduate School administers an endowment fund created to honor Irma Delson, who dedicated her many years at OSU to serving students from all over the world. The Delson Bridge to the Future Fund is designed to assist students in the final phase of their graduate education to pay research expenses, publication costs, and other incidentals that stand in the way of completing their studies.

It is anticipated that up to two awards will be given.

For eligibility criteria, award guidelines, and nomination procedures, visit:



Jesse M. Bell Memorial Graduate Student Loan Program

Deadline for Nominations:  October 23, 2017 at 5PM 

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the Jesse M. Bell Memorial Graduate Student Loan Program which was created by the estate of Jesse Bell for the purpose of providing loans for worthy graduate students of high scholastic standing to enable their pursuit of graduate study in an OUS institution.

These non-need-based loans are available on a one-time basis to enrolled graduate students to assist with educational and/or research expenses associated with their advanced degree. Loans up to $5,000 are anticipated, and will be dependent upon the merits of the case, the loan demand, and the current balance available in the loan fund. Requests exceeding $5,000 will be considered on an exception basis.

It is anticipated that up to three awards will be given.

For eligibility criteria, terms and conditions, and application procedures, visit:


Deadline for Nominations: November 1, 2017 by 5PM

Every quarter, the Graduate School administers the Graduate Student Travel Award;graduate student travel to conferences is essential for the professional development of our students. The travel funds from this program are designed to provide graduate students with financial support to cover part of the cost of attending and presenting their scholarly achievements at prestigious conferences and venues.

Approximately 10 awards will be made per quarter. The maximum award will be $500 for domestic travel and $1,000 for international travel.

For eligibility criteria, award guidelines, and nomination procedures, visit:

Greetings, customers and colleagues,

You are invited to staff appreciation events on Wednesday and Thursday, October 25th and 26th, between 12 and 3 pm each day. The events are hosted at the Recycling and Surplus warehouse (a.k.a. OSUsed Store) at 644 SW 13th Street. Come enjoy snacks and giveaways, and learn more about surplus and recycling programs.

Along with snacks, attendees will be offered a free reusable bag, an entry into a drawing for a Beaver fan basket, and a coupon good for free delivery of an OSU purchase in October or November (while supplies last).

Special presentations will be offered each day at 12:00 – 12:30 pm: “How to Recycle at your Campus Event” on Wednesday (register here) and “Surplus and Recycling Pick-up Requests 101” on Thursday (register here). Pre-registration is encouraged for these presentations.

Guided tours will be offered at 12:30 pm and 2 pm and informational materials will be displayed throughout the event for those who would like to peruse on their own to get to know the store and the surplus and recycling programs we offer.

These events are open to OSU employees only. Purchases may be made at the event if they are for your OSU department and paid for using a department index.

Learn more about our programs on our websites for Campus Recycling and Surplus Property.

The Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins, CO, seeks to hire at least one tenure-track faculty member. While exceptional candidates from all areas of chemical science are encouraged to apply, those with research interests in analytical and/or experimental physical chemistry are of particular interest. Exceptional candidates will be able to contribute to current research strengths in chemical biology, environmental chemistry, and materials chemistry.
We aim to fill this position at the Assistant Professor level, but will consider exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor rank. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and be capable of outstanding teaching, scholarship, and research. Postdoctoral experience is highly desirable. Complete applications must include a detailed CV, descriptions of research plans and teaching interests, and the names of at least three references.
For more information or to apply see Questions regarding the searches should be directed to Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled; applications completed by 11:59 PM (MT) on November 10th, 2017 will receive full consideration. Files of semifinalists (including reference letters) will be available to all Chemistry Department regular faculty. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer. Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Training Days, scheduled for Nov. 7 and 8 at The LaSells Stewart Center, is open for registration! OSU subject experts will introduce you to the latest policies, procedures, technical processes and systems, innovations, tools and tips so you can carry out your work with ease. Topics are relevant to academic faculty, professional faculty and classified employees. Register early as spaces fill quickly. There is no cost to attend.

The Office of Human Resources is sponsoring the following financial and retirement workshops.    We look forward to seeing you there.

Financial Workshops, presented by TIAA (formerly TIAA-CREF).

To Register visit the OSU Professional Development website (

[Tip: To find the workshop, use the  category search = “Employee Benefits”]

October 23, 2017 The Starting Line: Why and how retirement saving should begin now.  Smart steps in the beginning of your career can help lead you to a more solid financial future. Workshop leader will help you understand how debt should be managed, the real effect of time on money, and the keys to budgeting and saving. 9am-10am MU206
October 23, 2017 Halfway There: A retirement Checkup.  Don’t let retirement sneak up on you. It’s

never too late (or too early) to start saving for your future. TIAA’s workshop leader will discuss how planning ahead can give your savings an opportunity to grow.

11am-Noon MU206
October 23, 2017 Paying Yourself: Income Options in Retirement.  Do you know how you’ll pay yourself in retirement? There’s a lot to consider, including tax implications. Workshop will provide an overview of different income options and discuss when you may need to tap into your retirement funds. 1:30pm-2:30pm MU206
For all employees


TIAA provides articles, tools, and videos to help you prepare for retirement.  Visit the TIAA Oregon Public Universities website.  
PERS Workshops: To Register visit the OSU Professional Development website (

[Tip: To find the workshop, use the  category search = “Employee Benefits”]

Fall 2017

Throughout the State

PERS offers workshops throughout the State, to register for a workshop in your area please select the appropriate Workshop for your below:  

·         Tier 1 & Tier 2 members PERS Educational Workshops

·         OPSRP members PERS Educational Workshops


Or, visit the PERS website at: , In the RESOURSES – Education Sessions Section, select either Tier 1/2 or OPSRP. 

October 24, 2017



PERS:  Retirement Readiness for PERS Tier 1 & Tier 2 members (previously 1-Year to Retirement for Tier 1/2 Members).  For PERS Tier 1 & 2 members that will be retiring in less than 3 years.  Topics will include the IAP, Online Member Services, retirement eligibility, calculating retirement benefit, review of benefit estimate and retirement options. 1pm-3pm  MU 213
December 13, 2017


PERS:  All About OPSRP.  An overview of the PERS OPSRP pension program including membership, benefit, retirement eligibility, Online Member Services, OPSRP benefit estimates, retirement process, and the Individual Account Program (IAP).

This workshop is for PERS OPSRP members and employees currently serving their 6-month waiting period.  An OPSRP member is an employee that established membership in the PERS OPSRP pension program after August 2003. 

12:30pm-2:30pm MU 208
December 13, 2017 PERS: Introduction to PERS Retirement – PERS Tier 1 & Tier 2 members. For PERS Tier 1 & 2 members that will be retiring in more than 3 years.  Topics will include the IAP, Online Member Services, retirement eligibility, calculating retirement benefit, review of benefit estimate and retirement options. 8:30am-10:30am  MU 208
Financial Workshops, presented by Fidelity.
For all employees


Fidelity will be offering On-demand webinars on a variety of topics by the end of October. Workshops will be on the Fidelity’s Oregon Public Universities website.  Click on the tab titled  “Workshops” On-demand Webinars
TIAA:  1-to-1 Financial Consultations.  To Register, call 800.732.8353 or schedule online at
Couple of spots still available in November (December TBA)

November 8 & 9, 2017

Visit TIAA at: for more information or call 800.732.8353  
FIDELITY:  1-to-1 Financial Consultations.  To Register, go to the Fidelity web site.
October 19, 2017

November 6, 13, 21, 2017

December 1, 6, 11, 12, 2017

Visit the Fidelity website at:  

Employee Benefits Workshop website:

If you have any questions, please contact Employee Benefits at 541.737.2805 or by email


Employee Benefits | Office of Human Resources |

Oregon State University | Direct: 541.737.2805 | Fax: 541.737.0553 |

Location:  204 Kerr Admin Bldg | Mailing: 122 Kerr Admin Bldg | Corvallis, OR 97331-2132 | Go Beavs!


As you may know, the OSU Chemistry Club is a student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The ACS offers some fantastic opportunities for students involved in chemistry and education research.

The 255th National Meeting Travel Grant ($300) is available to one student eager to share their research at the upcoming meeting in New Orleans which takes place March 18-22, 2018. The grant is often matched by the OSU Chemistry Department or the College of Science! Students who are interested need to contact their PI or a professor of choice to request a nomination. The deadline for nominations is November 15th.

Please view the link below for more info.