Daily Archives: July 30, 2012

Lab safety: UCLA researcher’s case continues

Chemical & Engineering News logoFrom Chemical and Engineering News, dated Friday July 27:

“The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office today dropped felony charges against the University of California Regents as part of an agreement involving labor code violations relating to the 2008 death of a chemistry staff research assistant.

“Similar charges against UC Los Angeles chemistry professor Patrick Harran were not dropped. The case against Harran has been postponed until Sept. 5 while the judge reviews a motion filed by his attorney challenging the credibility of a state investigator.”