The Annual Laboratory Safety Seminar will take place Tuesday, September 26 in Kane Hall Room 130 starting at 2:00 p.m.
With the new quarter underway, researchers are developing their formulas for safety success! Updates include additional resources to assess lab hazards, a link to a new lab safety responsibilities matrix, chemical storage, chemical shipments, training, sharps and other information. A list of significant changes is highlighted in the log of changes.
The Biohazard Warning Sign restricts laboratory access during work with biohazards, communicates the agents in use, and specifies entry and exit requirements. It is the responsibility of the Principal Investigator or supervisor to properly identify and restrict access to the laboratory and to notify emergency and support personnel of any hazards in the laboratory.
Laboratory safety surveys are routinely performed by EH&S safety professionals for all research and teaching laboratories. The purpose of these surveys is to assist researchers, employees and departments in identifying ways to: