I Heard It through the Grapevine (January 2009)


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I Heard It through the Grapevine: Join over 500 EHS Professionals on the SEMI Grapevine Forum

EHS professionals in the semiconductor industry can share useful technical and regulatory information over the SEMI® Environmental, Health & Safety (SEHS) Grapevine. The Grapevine is an email-based discussion list with over 500 registered members. In the nine years since its inception, the Grapevine has hosted over 850 discussion topics. In 2008, members addressed more than 60 topics, including:

  • First Aid Response Time
  • Base Exhaust System
  • EKC 265 Wipes
  • Arc Flash Coverall Laundry
  • Monitoring for FM 200
  • Third Party UL Inspections
  • Piranha Mix (and Others)
  • Arsenic Discharge Sampling
  • NFPA 79 Compliance MTW
  • NF3 and POU Abatement
  • Safety Signage in China
  • Pregnant Workers in Fabs

Instructions for joining are located on the SEMI website.

As a registered member, you can send pertinent questions to all other members with a single email. Subsequently, members can respond to your email privately or publicly.

All Grapevine discussions are archived on the SEMI website. The archive contains a library of all topics discussed on the Grapevine since 2001.

In addition to the Grapevine, SEMI is considering adding web-based discussion forums for knowledge-sharing. If you would like to be involved with the design of these forums, please contact Sanjay Baliga.