Biomedical Sciences Laboratory Safety Rules and Procedures

The laboratories in the Biomedical Sciences department allow students to participate in hands-on activities designed to enhance student learning. Working in a laboratory requires everyone to be aware of and to follow appropriate safety procedures.

Students will be provided with safety rules and procedures specific to each laboratory course on the first day the course meets. Students will be expected to sign a statement acknowledging their understanding of these rules and procedures.

In addition, the following are general rules are to be adhered to at all times in any of the Biomedical Sciences laboratory: Food and drink are not permitted within the lab at any time.
Anyone working in the lab must have fully covered legs and closed toe shoes.
Students are not authorized to work in the lab without appropriate faculty supervision.
Appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn at all times when working in the lab.
Students are expected to follow all written and oral instructions while in the lab setting for their own safety and the safety of those around them.
Use of mobile devices for non-laboratory purposes is prohibited.

Failure to adhere to the outlined safety rules and procedures may result in disciplinary action up to and including dismissal from the college as outlined in the Student Code of Conduct