Safety Resources

Accident / Incident and Safety Concern Reporting

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Selection Considerations
  • Lab Coats
    • Provided by the Chemistry Department to all students, faculty, and staff through CINTAS issue and laundry service.
    • Three types of coats available: Regular, Flame Resistant (FR), and Flame Resistant:Chemical Protectant (FR/CP).
    • To check out a lab coat in Dabney Hall – contact Sam Christensen or drop by the Dabney Stockroom during operating hours, M-F 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm
    • These are general issue and can be swapped out for cleaning as frequently as you’d like.
    • NOTE: If you check out a FR or FR/CP, you will be automatically enrolled in a weekly reminder email to turn your coat in for laundering. (This is necessary to maintain the flame resistant protection of the fabric.)
    • To check out a lab coat in Partners III, contact Premila Jayaratne to place an order.
    • These are personally assigned.
    • NOTE: Orders may take up to 2 weeks to be fulfilled.
  • Prescription Safety Glasses – how to obtain a free pair at NC State
    Outline of steps:

    1. bring corrective prescription and order form to a vendor of Titmus frames (Eye Care Center service has been encouraged by the State contract)
    2. have vendor fill out the form with your choice of pair and color
    3. take the form to the Chemistry Business Office, where they will mail/fax it to the makers
    4. makers will ship the glasses to the vendor where you can pick them up

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