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Department Safety Coordinator
Paul Bower               Office:  WTHR 173
(765) 494-5472

MASKS are OPTIONAL everywhere, EXCEPT:

Research Labs may set their own Mask Mandates for those working in the labs.


What's NEW on our Safety Mission?

The Online Safety Training is moving to the HSI Platform (Health and Safety Institute).  As such, the names of the required modules have changed.  --> see details in the Safety Training pages

Chemical Archive - Thousands of Available Chemicals (March 2023 update)

     --> SOP for Getting Chemicals from the Chemical Archive

 SEE the Huge Chemical Archive List

New SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures)

Graduate Student Safety Committee Duties (Word)

New 2023 Weekly Eyewash Station Testing (WEST) "Printable Form" now available


General Safety Rules, plus legal requirements for storage, handling, and waste procedures for:

  • Chemicals, Chemical Hygeine Plan (CHP), HazCom, Waste accumulation and disposal
  • Biologicals, Biosafety, Bloodborne Pathogens, Bio-waste procedures
  • Radioisotopes, purchasing and waste disposal, also ionizing radiation producing devices, Xrays, lasers, magnets..

INJURIES! Where Do I Go??

Information on Injuries (CHM = Department 1393)

Chemistry Department Guide for Medical Emergencies (PDF) : Show the Maps of Facilities

Report an Injury

Information and safety policies regarding:

Dates to Remember

  • Safety Training Renewals: May 15- June 30
  • CFATS Chemicals Reporting - due early-July
  • REM Safety Inspection of Department - February
  • Self-Audits: Mid November

"RAMP" - What exactly is RAMP ?

  • Recognize Hazards
  • Assess the Risks
  • Minimize Risk of Hazards
  • Prepare for Emergencies