The Department of Physics is committed to providing its students, faculty, researchers, and staff a safe and healthful environment in which to learn and work. Please join us in our efforts to promote a culture of safety by familiarizing yourself with the safety educational tools and support information below.
- What to Do if a Work-Related Injury or Exposure Occurs
- Emergency Response Guide - Online Copy of the "Red Flip Chart"
- Emergency Preparedness
- Department Emergency Action Plans
- Prepare for a Lab Power Outage
- My Research Safety - Blink
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Hazardous Waste Management
- Chemical Safety
- Laser Safety
- Radiation Safety
Machine Shop Safety Education
Students and researchers planning to work in the Physics Machine Shop need to learn basic safety principles before beginning. During machine shop work (as a student and as a professional) each person is expected to know:
- general machine shop and life safety principles,
- specific machine shop policies and procedures for each piece of machinery or work area
- the hazards of the materials in use.
Please contact Machine Shop Manager Brad Hanson for more information.
Phone: (858) 534-7049
Machine Shop Location
Mayer Hall 1030
Fax: (858) 534-0173