The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) is a non-profit educational
organization serving both academic and non-academic laboratories. LSI's
purpose is to make health, safety and the environment an integral part
of education, work, and life. For information about the LSI's
resources, training programs, courses and services for schools, business
and organizations go to www.labsafetyinstitute.org.
For Immediate Release: October 13th, 2010 Ellie Goldberg (Newton) Joins Laboratory Safety Institute Board
The Laboratory Safety Institute
192 Worcester Road Natick, MA 01760
Goldberg, M.Ed. (Newton) has joined the Board of Directors of the
Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI), an international non-profit
organization in Natick, MA dedicated to safety in science and science
Goldberg is founder of www.healthy-kids.info,
a consulting and advocacy service committed to fostering a better
understanding of the health and educational needs of students with
asthma and other chronic health conditions. Her goals include promoting
responsible leadership to eliminate chemical hazards and unhealthy
school conditions and to improve educational and environmental health
policies and practices so that all schools are safe for children's
Goldberg also created "Lessons of the Texas School Explosion," a
campaign to tell the story and share the lessons of the March 18, 1937
natural gas explosion that killed more than 300 -- mostly students --
and led to the law to put the warning odor in natural gas.
"As schools focus more on 21st century science and technology,
safety and health security have never been more important," says
She frequently quotes LSI founder James Kaufman who
emphasizes that schools that teach safety and teach safely give their
students the skills and attitudes that will safeguard their future
families and co-workers "to live safer healthier longer lives."
Working with LSI's Board, Goldberg will focus on promoting
excellence in science education and on strengthening parent involvement
and community partnerships to bring 'safety' from the margins to the
core of school curriculum and community culture.