All potential equipment users, including users from William & Mary, other colleges and universities, and private or public corporations and organizations, must watch the ARC Core Labs Laboratory Safety PowerPoint and read the Laboratory and Equipment Usage Rules prior to requesting a reservation for equipment using the ARC Core Labs Equipment Request Form.
All potential XRF and XRD equipment users, including users from William & Mary, other colleges and universities, and private or public corporations or organizations, must watch this PowerPoint and complete the quiz once a year prior to requesting a reservation for the XRF or XRD using the ARC Core Labs Equipment Request Form.
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Hazardous Waste Management and Pollution Prevention Program (doc)
Chemical Hygiene Plan (doc)
Hazard Communication Program (doc)
Fire and Life Safety
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Safe Science Course
Required Training for ARC Core Labs:
Additional certifications and forms may be required for specialized procedures or conditions:
Respiratory Medical Evaluation Forms:
Health and Safety Reference Sites:
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Consumer Product Safety Commission
National Fire Protection Association
Asbestos and Lead Info: University of Minnesota
University of Virginia Ergonomics Guidelines
VIMS Office of Safety and Environmental Program
Laser Safety Requirements:
Laser safety classes are held on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. in trailer 35. Contact Patty Hunt, x7039, to sign up or schedule a special class session.
Laser Eye Examination
FEL Laser Safety Operating Procedures