Safety

Who to Call in an Emergency

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Life-threatening:

Call 911 from any phone

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Non life-threatening:

Call campus police at 608.264.2677

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Building repairs:

Call Physical Plant department at 608.263.3333

If after business hours, press 0 to talk to a live operator.

 

Getting Started with Research: Required Safety Training

Anyone who wishes to participate in research in the UW-Madison Department of Chemistry must first complete appropriate safety training. This training may include (1) Chemistry Department in-person or online safety training; (2) in-person training offered by UW-Madison Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S); and (3) lab-specific safety training conducted by your research group's Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO), your principal investigator (PI), and/or a designated graduate student or postdoc. Talk to your PI and CHO to find out what safety training is required in your research group.

Incident Reports

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Special Safety Topics

Forms and Protocols

Chemical Safety Resources, Information, and Services

Related Resources

Chemistry Building Photography/Videography Policy

  1. For any photo or video in a research or teaching laboratory in the Chemistry Building, all people in the photos/videos must wear safety goggles or safety glasses and appropriate personal protective equipment.
  2. All photographers and videographers must wear safety goggles or safety glasses and appropriate personal protective equipment while shooting/filming in a Chemistry Building research or teaching laboratory.
  3. When shooting in a Chemistry Building research laboratory, the photographer/videographer must have permission from the corresponding faculty principal investigator to shoot/film in their laboratories. When filming in a teaching laboratory, the photographer/videographer must have permission from the corresponding laboratory director.

Safety Committee Contacts

Professor Ive Hermans, Safety Committee chair
Jeff Nielsen, building manager