COLLEGE OF PHARMACY SAFETY-RELATE DOCUMENTS

 

 

If this is an emergency, call 9-911

 

Research experiments performed in the College of Pharmacy will follow all university policies and regulations.Ensuring a safe laboratory environment is the P.I.ís responsibility.

 

A subset of relevant regulations are found in the following web sites:

Hazardous materials and chemicals:

http://www.esd.uga.edu/hazmat/geninfo.htm

Radiation safety:

http://www.esd.uga.edu/rad/index.htm

Laboratory safety:

http://www.esd.uga.edu/chem/safetymanual.htm

Biosafety:

http://www.ovpr.uga.edu/biosafety

 

 

Procedure to report unsafe laboratory situations:

 

         In life-threatening situations or where material damage is likely to occur, the police or other emergency personnel must be contacted immediately (706-542-2200).

         In the event of chemical spills, the Environmental Safety Division must be contacted immediately (706-542-5801).

         In the event of radiation spills, the Radiation Safety Office must be contacted immediately (706-542-5801).

         Following the contact of these groups or in non-critical situations, the Facilities Coordinator (Ken Schroder, 706-542-5295) and the College Safety Officer (Cory Momany, 706-542-5370, cell 706-296-9617) must be contacted.

 

 

Some useful documents:

         Nutshell HOW-TO in the College of Pharmacy

         Weekly waste check sheets

         Common Laboratory Oxidizers

         COP Laboratory Self-Checklist

         Appropriate choices of gloves for chemicals

         Basic Safety for Graduate Students

 

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