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of this guide
This training guide provides basic information for working
safely with chemicals and operations in Visual Arts.
The guide is intended to supplement, but not replace, the safety
orientation for faculty and students in Visual Arts.
Health & Safety
The Princeton University Environmental Health & Safety
Office serves the University community by providing technical support,
information and training, consultation, and periodic audits of health
and safety practices and regulatory compliance. Contact EHS at x8-5294
or consult the EHS web page (www.princeton.edu/ehs) for questions on
waste disposal, chemical hazards and exposures, use of chemical
personal protective equipment, compressed gases and cryogenics, and
many other topics.
For more information
Department Safety Manager
The Departmental Safety Manager has responsibility for
oversight of health and safety within the department and is a principal
contact for faculty, staff and students to address health and safety issues
or concerns. The Departmental
Safety Manager works with faculty, management, and supervisory personnel
to identify potential hazards associated with their operations and activities.
Faculty are responsible for ensuring that students attend
training and work safely and
- Ensure artists understand the potential
health and physical hazards of the chemicals and equipment used;
- Explain proper and safe procedures
for handling, under all circumstances, the hazardous substances used;
- Provide appropriate equipment to
allow laboratory workers to work safely
Each student, faculty and staff member is expected to
attend training and:
- Follow procedures and practices outlined in this training guide
- Report all accidents, near misses, and potential chemical exposures
to the Department Manager
For more information about working safely, consult your
departmental safety manager. If
additional information is needed, contact EHS at 8-5294 or visit our
page at www.princeton.edu/ehs. A
list of additional health and safety reference materials is provided
Appendix A of this guide.