Health & Safety Offers Online Training

Online Training – University of Pittsburgh Department of Environmental Health and Safety (Pitt EH&S)      •  Chemical Hygiene Training      •  Compressed Gas Safety      •  Hazard Communication Training      •  Nitric Acid Safety training      •  Safety Training for the Department of Chemistry
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Biosafety for Chemists FAQs

Biosafety for Chemists Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Biological Safety for Chemists Overview --  https://www.intranet.chem.pitt.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Biosafety-for-Chemists-FAQs-Final-1.pdf Biological Waste Handling and Disinfection When should I use bleach, ethanol and/or UV light to decontaminate my biosafety cabinet? Bleach (or another EPA registered disinfectant) is required to be used following work with BSL-2 agents; spill or splashes of BSL-2 agents should also be cleaned...
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Refrigerator and freezer Disposal

For Refrigerators/freezers Disposal. Send an email to chembldg@pitt.edu with the location of the refrigerator/freezer and the account number to charge to remove the Freon ($75). The outside of the refrigerator or freezer will need to be wiped down with a combination of bleach and water before Surplus Property will remove it. Once the item has be decontaminated, the following form must be filled out and attached to the freezer/refrigerator prior to removal. http://www.ehs.pitt.edu/assets/docs...
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Directions to the Arts& Sciences Machine Shop

The NPL Shop can best be reached by walking up OHara St to the front entrance Allen Hall. Once you enter into Allen Hall, walk straight up the stairs in front of you and then straight down the stairs at the top of the first landing. Once you are down the stairs, exit outside and turn right. You should see a door with a sign that says ‘Physics Machine Shop”. Simply follow the signs to the Shop. You can also get there by walking up University Drive and entering Old Engineering Hall. Go down the st...
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