Laboratory Safety 2011

Laboratory Safety 2011 - Laboratory Safety & Standard...

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1 Laboratory Safety & Standard Procedures Updated May 2003, January 21, 2010, and January 18, 2011 Environmental Engineering Laboratory Dept. of Civil, Arch., & Environmental Engineering College of Engineering
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2 Laboratory Safety and Standard Procedure in the Environmental Engineering Laboratory Updated: May 2003 Tomoyuki Shibata, M.S. Updated: January 21, 2010 and January 18, 2011 H.Solo-Gabriele Training One-to-one training required as first set of experiments are planned. Training provided by professor teaching course or responsible for research and/or designee. Additional training available through University of Miami Office of Environmental Health & Safety (EHS). They have periodic courses focusing on laboratory Safety / Hazardous Waste, Bloodborne Pathogens, Tuberculosis, Latex Allergy, and Biomedical Waste Access to the lab Anyone who uses the lab must have gone through a lab training course offered by the lab technician Anyone who intends to use the teaching or research lab for teaching or research must inform Dr. Solo-Gabriele (teaching lab) or Dr. Englehardt (research lab) one week prior to use of the lab. Safety Dress Code o Open shoes, high heel shoes, short pants, and skirts are prohibited to wear during laboratory activities. Feet and legs are to be covered as most accidents occur when something drops to the floor and the feet and leg area are the most susceptible to splatter under these conditions. o Bracelets that “dangle” and long sleeves with loose ends are not recommended. Those with long hair are recommended to pull their hair back. o Food and beverages are prohibited in the lab o One must take off your lab coat, lab apron, and gloves when in office areas Personal Protection o Wearing gloves and either a lab coat or a lab apron is required.
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