Emergency Information

Emergency Information

1. Emergency Phone List handled by MIC office – contact Liz Hupp for further details – 924-1947 or ehh2e@virginia.edu

Procedures below (2-5) can serve as guidlelines for labs:

2. Post in your lab on Bulletin Board

Fire Safety Regulations
Download the UVA Fire Safety Brochure here

SOM Emergency Response Sheet

UVA Emergency Procedures

Sample of Disaster-Recovery Plan for Labspost/file copy of this in your lab

School of Medicine Environmental Health and Safety Checklist for Laboratories

Overview of safety issues associated with research areas

EHS Info and Training

4. Required Training

Research Compliance Training https://med.virginia.edu/office-for-research/policies-governing-research/compliance-and-training/

Check to see which training is completed https://vprgsecure.web.virginia.edu/oehs/training/secure_training_home.cfm

5. Other

As a basic lab policy each lab person should know:

  1. Location of lab notebooks and disaster recovery plan for lab
  2. Location of the BSL and radioactive material usage procedures
  3. Who within each lab monitors required laboratory training of each employee and the respective documentation (EHS training, ACUC training, etc.)
  4. Signs on cold rooms, manuals for BSL rooms, etc. – (Update and keep current)
  5. Ensure no extension cords are in use
  6. No electric cords are frayed
  7. No cardboard of flammables are touching the ceiling – no objects too close to sprinklers