Safety Resources for Physics
Department Safety Coordinators/Emergency Contacts:
Anthony Vitan MPS Division and Lab Safety Coordinator
158 Physics North
Carlos Bustamante Service Desk
151 Physics North
Building Emergency Plans for Birge Hall, Physics North, Physics South, and Campbell Hall
Reporting a Concern (may be done anonymously)
You may report a concern via this form.
Reporting a Work Place Injury
This portal is to be used by employees and supervisors. You may also visit the UHS Disability Management Program site here. For serious injuries please call 911 from a campus phone or
Physics Emergency Evacuation Team and Procedures
You may find info in the drive folder here.
Physics BEP and EHS Work Place Safety Program
All persons working or visiting Physics must read the Building Emergency Plan for Birge Hall, Physics North, and Physics South. Proof of having read the documents is acomplished by completing this quiz. Please turn in all completed documents to 151 Physics North. All persons working in Physics or campus must complete the EHS Campus Work Place Safety Program
The following documents are forms as part of the Work Place Safety Program (Formerly IIPP) :
To request an ergo evaluation fill out this form.
Additional information on University Health Services' Workstation Ergonomics can be found here. Ergo program overview is located here.
Safe Transport of Cryogens
The Physics Department requires two persons to transport all dewars on casters at all times.
Department Safety Committee
- Staff Chair and Dept Safety Coordinator Anthony Vitan 2-2242
- Faculty Chair: Professor Michael Crommie
- Members: Lab Safety Contacts, Physics Library, EH&S, Physics Administration
How to dispose of hazardous waste (chemicals, contaminated waste ect.) and unwanted materials (uncontaminated sharps, used batteries): Hazardous Waste Program (must login via Calnet ID)
Safety in Shops
Important Safety Links