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Guidelines and Policies 

Guidelines:

Policies:

  • SAFETY GLASSES MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES in the laboratory.
  • A lab coat must be worn during experimental work
  • Open-toe shoes or sandals in the laboratory are forbidden.
  • Rubber gloves should be worn to avoid contact with chemicals.
  • Rubber gloves must be removed outside the laboratory. They are forbidden in the corridors, in the office spaces and in the elevators.
  • When a bottle (<50 mL) of chemical is carried from one lab to another, or from the stores it should be placed in a pail or a safety carrier.

Please consult the safety booklet for an extensive list of departmental policies.

   
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