The following information outlines safety resources pertaining to the Department of Chemistry.
For people who will be working in any type of lab, Annual Safety Training is needed.
Additional courses will be required depending on which type of work they will be doing specifically. Examples include radiation, lasers, hazmat shipping, formaldehyde, and methylene chloride.
The Accident/Incident Report Form should be used by all faculty members, staff members, students, contractors and visitors to report any accident that resulted in bodily injury/illness, an incident that could have resulted in bodily injury (a near miss) or an incident that resulted in property damage that occurred on Tufts property or on a Tufts sponsored/approved activity off campus.
PLEASE COMPLETE THIS DOCUMENT TO THE BEST OF YOUR ABILITY. LEAVE ANY QUESTIONS BLANK THAT YOU DO NOT KNOW THE ANSWER TO OR WHEN INFORMATION IS NOT READILY AVAILABLE. IT IS MORE IMPORTANT THAT TUFTS BE ADVISED OF THE INCIDENT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, RATHER THAN RECEIVE A COMPLETED FORM. IN THE EVENT OF ANY SERIOUS INJURY REQUIRING MEDICAL ATTENTION, IMMEDIATELY CONTACT THE TUFTS UNIVERSITY POLICE EMERGENCY NUMBER AT 617-636-6911.
The report should be emailed to Risk Management – Tufts University (firstname.lastname@example.org) or sent to: Tufts University, Risk Management, 169 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144. Also please copy email@example.com
There are specific rules and regulations related to shipping chemicals and biologicals, both within the United States and internationally.