Lab Safety

Emergency Information and Signs

  • Evacuation Procedures


  • Emergency Procedures During Power Outages


  • Emergency Chemical Spill Procedures


  • Emergency Telephone Numbers
    • Post near the laboratory or facility telephone.

  • Emergency Contact Door Sign
    • Post on or near the main entrance of the laboratory or facility.

  • NFPA Fire Diamond
    • Download in Adobe Acrobat
    • (Fill-in Format)
    • For more information on the NFPA Fire Diamond and Hazard Identification Rating System, see the following link

  • DANGER Sign
    • Indicates immediate danger and that special precautions are necessary

  • CAUTION Sign
    • Warns against potential hazards or to caution against unsafe practices

  • NOTICE Sign
    • Used where there is a need for general instructions and suggestions relative to safety measures

  • Emergency Shower Sign
    • Used to identify location of Emergency Shower

  • Emergency Eye Wash Sign
    • Used to identify location of Emergency Eye Wash

  • Emergency Shower & Eye Wash Sign
    • Used to identify location of Emergency Shower and Eye Wash Combo Units

  • Emergency Drench Hose Sign
    • Used to identify location of Emergency Drench Hose (Flexible hose connected to a water supply and used to irrigate and flush eyes, face and body areas)

  • Lab Refrigerator Sign: Store No Flammables or Food!
    • To be posted on lab refrigerators that are not rated for storage of flammable liquids or food & drink.



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