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Safety Updates


  • Hi-Amp devices and extension cords a BIG no-no, equals FIRE.

  • Trauma kits at: kitchen, Denny lab, front office

  • Laboratory-Risk-Assessment-Tool.pdf

  • Introduction to BioRaft - online lab safety notebook


  • Get new people trained video

  • Label all chemicals and waste completely

  • Training needed to ship on Dry Ice

  • Deal with visitors politely, but firmly

  • No pets on beach


  • security will be changing

  • electricity and seawater

  • gas cylinders, LN2, dishwasshing, autoclaves, DI water

  • labeling, refrigerators & flammables


  • Proper labels are critical to safety and good science

  • Having confidential emergency information on file with Judy could save your life

  • Next to every telephone is a world readable link to the safety website, that then has a link to the internal website.


  • Globally Harmonized System for hazard icons and communication.

  • Good housekeeping be conscious of clutter, packing peanuts and rest rooms.

  • Uninvited guests are not welcome at Hopkins. (people and critters).

  • IT Security has been stepped up.

  • Only rain down the storm drain.


  • Use full labels on chemicals.

  • Give Chris fluorescent bulbs for disposal.

  • Mold on cardboard in refrigerators and cold rooms

  • Blocking eyewashes and safety showers

  • Spill control

  • ASBS presentation by George Somero


  • Use full labels on chemicals.

  • Save fluorescent bulbs for disposal.

  • Only John Lee can give shop safety BEFORE use in the shop

  • The culture of safety is changing at universities and research institutions


  • Don't be a lab hoarder as it endangers exit and use of your lab

  • Check electrical cords on old refrigerators and freezers

  • Please conserve seawater use. Only use as much as needed.

  • State Water Board is mandating changes in water use practices

  • Some web pages have been made more accessible for Mobile device use.


  • The Big Bang Elevator epsidode - see if you can find all the safety problems

  • The Basic Safety Worksheet has been revised. Now need 100% to pass.

  • Shipping items on dry ice, a hazardous substance

  • Must do Biosafety training to have media autoclaved

  • Location of First Aid and major trauma kits

  • Shop Safety to be instituted


  • Property Management

  • Saving Power

  • Labeling

  • H1N1

  • Keep Aisle Ways Clear


  • Plugs and Cords

  • Refuge and Marine Mammals

  • Fume Hoods

  • Lab Safety Notebooks

  • Doors and Gates


  • Animals in ASBS

  • Biohazards

  • Clutter Control

  • Network Use

  • Chemicals


  • Cryogens

  • Animal Pathogens

  • eWaste

  • Clutter Control

  • California Water Board Rules


  • Extension Cord Safety

  • Shop Training

  • Liquid Waste

  • Dry Waste

  • Waste Locations

  • Biohazards

  • Dry Date - Computers

  • Diving/Boating/Refuge

  • Recycling Area

  • Automated External Defibrillator [AED]


  • Routes of Exposure

  • Stanford Cited by SC county

  • Hazardous and Contaminated Materials

  • Everyone Gets Trained [no training = no keys]

  • Automated External Defibrillator [AED]

  • Lockup 8:30 Every Night

  • HMS Documentation Project

  • Wet Data -80 Freezers

  • Dry Data - Computers