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General Safety Documents

Lab Safety Training

Lab Inspection Sheet (pdf)

Lab Specific Training Sheet (pdf)

Contact sheet for Lab Doors (xls)

Waste Inspection Sheet (pdf)

CHP Location Placard (pdf)

List of Druckenmiller Labs (xls)

List of Roux Labs (xls)

Spill Control and Response

For many spills, the correct response is evacuation and calling X3500. If the spill is not immediately hazardous (corrosives, for example) this spill video offers some good advice on how to respond.  Druckenmiller Hall's spill response cart is in Corridor 55 near the MSDS archives

View The Flynn Spill Clean-up Video

Both the online Lab Safety Training and Hazardous Waste Training are set up in a single Canvas course  The following steps will get you to the Office of Laboratory Safety Canvas training site

1 - Visit this page to enroll in the Canvas Lab Safety Training course -

2 - Click on the ‘Enroll in Course’ button:

3 - Click on the ‘Go to the Course’ button:

You will then be placed in the organization and can begin the training.

The Office of Laboratory Safety organization will henceforth be available to you via your Canvas Dashboard upon login.

When finished with the training, visit the "TRAINING" page of this website to get instructions on how to obtain a Training Certification Card (or “Blue Card”).

Your Training Certification Card should be displayed on the door of your laboratory space.  Cards may be photocopied if you need to post on more than one door.  Your  Training Certification Card  will indicate the type of training you completed and expiration date of your training.

 View Past Safety Breaks

Laboratory Accident / Incident Response and Followup

Click above to access a full set of PDF documents of the Bowdoin College Chemical Hygiene Plan

Click HERE to access an on-line Glossary of Terms used in SDS sheets

 Click HERE to learn more about SDS Layout, Sections, etc.

Laboratory Inspection Program

Lab Supervisors, PI's and Lab Instructors are  required to perform annual self-inspections of their lab spaces .  These inspections are to be done at the beginning of the Fall semester and the completed Inspection Checklists are to be submitted to the Office of Laboratory Safety by September 30.  Click HERE for a PDF of the Laboratory Inspection Checklist

In addition to Self-Inspections, the Bowdoin College Office of Environmental Health and Safety will conduct routine safety audits of science laboratories and spaces.

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