Sa[Fest] Events Bring Safety to You

March 23, 2023

The Sa[Fest] series of research safety events comes to Princeton University in the Fall of 2022 and Spring of 2023. 

Sa[Fest] offers useful information for making your research space and processes safer by bringing exhibits, speakers and fun activities right where you work and study!

Spring Sa[Fest] May 2-3

Sa[Fest] comes to the Icahn Atrium May 2-3 with informative presentations about PPEhousekeeping (maintaining a cleaner, safer and more efficient lab space), equipment clearance (preparing equipment for surplusing) and biosafety principles and practices. Along with informative exhibits and vendors, there will be a variety of giveaways and raffle prizes, treats and refreshments, and pizza on Tuesday evening (May 2).

  • May 2: Housekeeping and Rotor Inspections, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • May 2: Biosafety and Housekeeping, 4 to 6 p.m.
  • May 3: General PPE, Biosafety and Rotor Inspections, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In addition to on-hand safety experts from EHS, host vendors at the event will be Cintas, Thermo Fisher and Kimberly Clark. Mark your calendar and come join EHS for this special spring celebration.

Lab Safety Awareness Week: Feb 13-17

Sa[Fest] comes to the E-quad Cafe for Lab Safety Awareness Week 2023! EHS will feature important safety information over three days, along with prizes and treats. 

  • Feb. 15: PPE with Stanley Howell and Chelsea McDonnell 
  • Feb. 16: Waste, Housekeeping with Meagan Fitzpatrick, Joan Hutzly and Halina Staniszewska
  • Feb. 17: Electrical Safety, Lithium-Ion Batteries with Chris Niles

Attend each day for unique promotions and giveaways. Events take place at the E-Quad Cafe, Engineering Quadrangle C, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Princeton EHS is celebrating Lab Safety Awareness week in partnership with CSHEMA, the Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association. 

Sa[Fest] Keynote: Brad Snyder

On Oct. 12, 2022, Sa[Fest] kicked off with a keynote address from Brad Snyder, Paralympic swimmer, retired US Navy Explosive Ordinance Officer and Princeton PhD student. Snyder shared a powerful story of resilience and triumph after an IED explosion in Afghanistan left him fully blind.

The keynote was also part of the Symposium on Storytelling, an event hosted by CSHEMA and Princeton EHS Oct. 11-12 at Frist Campus Center.