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HAZCOM vs CHP Labs

The School of Materials Engineering labs are classified as either Hazard Communication or Chemical Hygiene Plan spaces according to the type of work performed. See the Overview of Lab Facilities for a detailed list.

Level 1: You only use MSE office spaces and computer labs
Action: Watch the 15 minute video titled "Awareness training" at link below; print out a screenshot at the end of the video; bring a physical copy to Stacey Coar in ARMS 2300.

https://www.purdue.edu/ehps/rem/ih/hazcom.htm#hct

Level 2: You use MSE labs for microscopy, mechanical testing, machining, casting, XRD but do not use any chemical lab (i.e. no fume hoods); see description for level 3 for further clarification
Action: Watch the 45 minute video titled "Comprehensive Training"; print out a screenshot at the end of the video; bring a physical copy to Stacey Coar in ARMS 2300.

https://www.purdue.edu/ehps/rem/ih/hazcom.htm#hct

Level 3: You use MSE chemical labs. these labs are B205, B214, B146A, B160, B175, 2103, 2109, 2132, 2138, MSEE 396 (Turner Lab)
Action: Click on link titled "Purdue University Lab Safety Fundamentals (LSF) online training" at this address. Register for this online training system, you will be directed to watch three training videos and take an exam.  Upon completion, please print out proof that you passed the exam and bring a physical copy to Stacey Coar in ARMS 2300.

https://www.purdue.edu/ehps/rem/ih/chptraining.htm

 

Radiological and Environmental Management (REM)

REM provides guidance on matters of laboratory safety and procedures including:

Lab Cleanliness

It is important to keep lab spaces clean for safety and productivity. Clean your workspace before you leave the lab.