The Office of Environmental Health and Safety directs all Laboratory Safety questions to its Specialist, Garret Vliet.
Please email Garret at email@example.com with any questions or concerns.
The Laboratory Safety Specialist is responsible for the following programs and services, please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions.
The Lab Safety Specialist serves as the College’s Biosafety Officer for the Biosafety Program. The Office of EHS is responsible for ensuring that users and their programs operate in accordance with all applicable regulations. For any campus request to use materials with a biosafety level 1 rating or higher, please contact the Lab Safety Specialist.
The Lab Safety Specialist serves as The College’s Laser Safety Officer (LSO) for the Laser Safety Program. The Office of EHS is responsible for ensuring the safe use of lasers through the development and implementation of written procedures, training programs, and recommendations of appropriate safety equipment and facility modifications. For any campus request for laser usage, please contact the Lab Safety Specialist.
- The College maintains a license with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for the use and storage of specific radiological materials in specific areas on campus. Currently, only specific areas and Authorized Users within the Chemistry Department are listed on the license.
- All radiological emergencies should be reported immediately to the Office of Campus Police Services by dialing 911 from any campus phone or (609) 771-2345 from a cell phone.
- No materials are to be brought to campus, shipped off campus, or used on campus without the advanced review and approval of the Director of EHS.
- The College maintains x-ray producing equipment that is required to be registered with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The Lab Safety Specialist is responsible for assisting all users of x-ray producing equipment in maintaining the highest levels of radiation safety possible, ensuring that all applicable regulations are being adhered to, serving as the liaison with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and for reviewing and approving the ordering or disposal of any x-ray producing equipment. Prior to purchasing or disposing of any such equipment, please contact our office.