Publication: Forensic Magazine

First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Lifting Prints from Adhesive Surfaces

Prints found on the adhesive side of things like duct tape, masking tape, and mailing labels, can be developed and lifted, but it’s often quite difficult to do so. The key is to use a specially designed product, called an adhesive side powder, for the ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Adhesive
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control

This element is key to any health and safety program. When asked, most people on the street would say is this is what a safety program is all about. This involves proactive hazard recognition in terms of environment (the surroundings of the workers), ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Documenting Bloodstain Patterns

Bloodstain pattern recognition can be an important tool to aid in an investigation. The examination of bloodstain patterns is based on principles studied in fluid mechanics, biology, and trigonometry. Some patterns show characteristics that are attributable ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Effective Delegation

There you are: too much to do, deadline looming, shorthanded, struggling to just keep your head above water…and now the boss wants you to take on a whole new project. It’s going to take lots of time, more time than you have. What to do? Delegate!While ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

It's About Time

Several months ago I wrote an article juxtaposing the recent successes we’ve had eliminating rape kit backlogs in a few cities with the lack of a national strategy to actually address the scandal of untested kits that allows identifiable rapists and murderers ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Storing Incompatible Chemicals Separately

The proper storage of chemicals has become a focal point of laboratory safety. We need to keep chemicals which are incompatible separated some reasonable distance from each other. At the same time, the law of diminishing returns applies here. One can ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Processing the Touch DNA Crime Scene

Is the crime scene technician wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)? I sometimes refer to the image of a television crime scene investigator and ask my students, “What is wrong with this picture?” The image shows the investigator ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Zen and the Art of Managing

The goal in the classical Japanese Zen arts is to achieve mastery through spiritual practice. In recent years, many attempts have been made to bring this kind of Zen thinking to the West. Starting with Eugen Herrigel’s fascinating book, first published ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Mentoring: A Key to Retaining Employees

Retaining good employees is an ongoing issue for managers, even during this period of high unemployment. In fact, it is the best employees, the ones that you really want to keep, that are most likely to leave. They are the most ambitious and, as they ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

A New Hazard Communication Standard

The goal of the revised Haz Comm, as it is affectionately known, is to better protect workers from hazardous chemicals. According to Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis, "Revising OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard will improve the quality, consistency, ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Evidence Collection in a Traffic Investigation

As with any case you work, finding and collecting evidence in a traffic investigation is essential. Always document where you find evidence, and photograph it before removing it. The most important source of evidence is usually the vehicle involved. Once ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Who Decides?

Your boss has landed you with a new project for your unit. It’s going to be involved and time consuming and take the very best you and your crew can give. You know that several different approaches are possible. How do you decide which is the best way ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 20 2014]
Entities: Acquisition

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...Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels said it well, "OSHA's 1983 Hazard Communication Standard gave workers the right to know. As one participant expressed during our rulemaking process, this update will give them the right to understand, as well." 3
...Barry's new book, "A Leader's Gift: How to Earn the Right to be Followed" will be released in April 2014. For more information, please visit www.barrybanther.com

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Lifting Prints from Adhesive Surfaces [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
Documenting Bloodstain Patterns [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
Effective Delegation [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
It's About Time [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
Storing Incompatible Chemicals Separately [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
Processing the Touch DNA Crime Scene [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 04 2014]
Zen and the Art of Managing [Published Forensic Magazine - Apr 03 2014]
Mentoring: A Key to Retaining Employees [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 27 2014]
A New Hazard Communication Standard [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
Evidence Collection in a Traffic Investigation [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 21 2014]
Who Decides? [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 20 2014]
Making the Move from Pencils to Pixels [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 19 2014]
Can You Hear Me Now? [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 18 2014]
Investigator Turns Social Media Eyewitness [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 14 2014]
Why Feedback is Your Key to Winning [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 14 2014]
Case Study: Denver Crime Laboratory Plans for F... [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 12 2014]
Is OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program Worth It? [Published Forensic Magazine - Mar 12 2014]
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