Before getting access to CMEC labs, Safety Training is required, both online and in-person. Every person working in the lab needs to complete the WSU Online training modules listed below. If you need access to PACCAR or the RTP, complete the additional training listed below. After sending your WSU Online certificates AND the Safety Orientation Checklist to Joshah Jennings, you will be given access to the building and labs that your advisor approves. PACCAR has card swipes that utilize your Cougar Card and the RTP has physical keys that can be checked out to you.

 

 

WSU Safety Training

To get started go to the WSU Online Safety Courses and complete the training modules listed below:

  • Back Safety and Injury Prevention
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Emergency and Fire Safety Prevention
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Safety
  • Office Ergonomics
  • University Laboratory Safety – Working Safely
  • University Laboratory Safety – Analyzing Chemical Hazards
  • University Laboratory Safety – Analyzing Physical Hazards
  • University Laboratory Safety – Developing and Using Controls
  • Risk Assessment
  • PPE – Eye and Face Protection
  • PPE – Hand Protection

COVID:

  • Disinfecting the Workplace for COVID-19
  • WSU COVID-19 Safe Return to Work (no certificate given, take a screenshot)

 

You will get a certificate of completion for each the module listed. Combine all these certificates into a single PDF and email it to Joshah Jennings.

 

 

CMEC Safety Training

To get access to PACCAR or the RTP you need to fill out a Safety Checklist. There is a separate Checklist for each building. Read the PDF Powerpoint below as go through the Checklist. Make sure you sign this Checklist, get your advisor’s signature, and then email it to Joshah Jennings.

 

PACCAR access:

  1. Print out the Safety Orientation Checklist (PACCAR), fill in your information, and check off the boxes as you read the PACCAR safety PDF.
  2. Sign the form, get your advisor’s signature, and email it to Joshah Jennings.

RTP access:

  1. Print out the Safety Orientation Checklist (RTP), fill in your information, and check off the boxes as you read the RTP safety PDF.
  2. Sign the form, get your advisor’s signature, and email it to Joshah Jennings.

 

 

After you have emailed these documents (WSU Online certificates AND the Safety Orientation Checklist) you can get access to CMEC labs and start your in-person training for the specific equipment you will be using. Remember, safety glasses are required at ALL TIMES in ANY lab, no matter what.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Safety Committee Contacts

Scott Lewis (trained in CPR/First Aid)
Associate in Research
PACCAR 131
srlewis@wsu.edu
509-335-7861

Joshah Jennings (trained in CPR/First Aid)
Scientific Laboratory Manager
PACCAR 133
joshah_jennings@wsu.edu
(509) 335-6266