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Policies & Safety


No one will operate any piece of equipment without successfully completing training or demonstrating equivalent expertise to lab staff.


  1. Clean machinery.
  2. Return tools to their proper place.
  3. Dispose of scrap and return materials to their proper place.


  1. No open-toed footwear, sandals, ballet flats, etc. may be worn in the lab. The entire foot must be covered.
  2. No loose clothing.
  3. Tie long hair back.
  4. No loose items such as neckties, necklaces, watches, etc.

Accident Protocol

A formal protocol will be followed in response to any accident in the lab.

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