All staff/students should have attended a laboratory safety training course (by Office of Health and Safety and/or the Division) before commencing work in the laboratory. All staff/students should also be familiar with the safety requirements while working in the lab. For more information, please download the Laboratory Safety Requirements Guide and the Safety Orientation slides (conducted by the Division).
Any staff or students who are caught in violation of safety rules in CBC will be penalized according to the penalty policy below:
|Ban from instrument usage for 1 week|
|Ban from instrument usage for 2 weeks|
|Offender and Supervisor(s) to stand before the Safety Committee + Ban from instrument usage for 3 weeks|
All offenders will be published together with the names of supervisors.
Standard Operation Procedures & Guidelines
Jones Reagent(to see how violent the reaction between CrO3 and an alcohol can be, click here.)
Additional Safety Information
The following datasheets from Sigma are useful for those handling pyrophoric materials.
Please refer to more information at SPMS Safety webpage.