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Information about the SMFL Safety Training Policies and procedures
The SMFL maintains it's MSDS database of Standard Chemistry on this wiki.
The MSDS listing of Approved Researcher Chemistry can be found here
The information below is given on these particular chemicals as the pose special risks to SMFL users.
Check here to see the listing of currently approved chemicals
From Section 1.9 of the SMFL Standard Operating Procedure
Violations of SMFL policies will be taken seriously and could result in loss of lab access.
Please encourage proper lab usage and report any serious violations to the SMFL staff. Forms for doing this are located on the website and in the SMFL gowning area.
The following procedure will be used by SMFL management.
1.9.1 Actions that will result in a verbal reminder
– Safety glasses on top of users head.
– Wearing open toed shoes in cleanroom – user will be asked to leave cleanroom to change footwear.
– Forgetting to wear your badge in the cleanroom (assuming you have one).
– Minor improper lab protocol (opening the lab door to take to someone in the hall)
– Using lab phones for non-business purposes.
1.9.2 Actions that will result in a warning.
– Improper use of PPE (Not wearing any PPE while performing chemical work) leaving PPE on center table, not rinsing gloves after use, wearing PPE outside of Wet Etch Bays).
– Improper chemical handling (not labeling chemistry, head inside hood/over heated bath,dipping/pipetting from chemical baths, improper waste disposal).
– Improper use of card swipe (loaning someone your card, taking/using another lab users card for the purpose of letting uncertified users on a tool or charging other projects for your time).
– Processing with an expired safety badge or with a Visitors badge. In the case of a Visitors badge, the sponsor/host/TA will also be given a warning.
– Major improper lab protocol - in cleanroom without suit
– Any action that results in damage or injury that was negligent in nature and not accidental.
This list is not all inclusive. A warning may be issued for any act that has a higher potential for harm to users or equipment.
Any serious safety violation may result in immediate loss of privileges and lab access. This is at the discretion of the SMFL management.
The SMFL uses the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Hazard Diamond for labeling of chemical containers.
See the SMFL Chemistry List for specific NFPA ratings for the materials found in the SMFL.