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CMMP Laboratories F7, F8, F10C, F19

Researchers must follow the UCL and Departmental Health & Safety Policies and Procedures when working in the Laboratories.

UCL Safety Training

Before commencing any new experimental work within the laboratory, all activities must be Risk Assessed and approved using riskNET. The experimental method must be documented in your risk assessment, along with all the associated risks from the chemicals required and any proposed reaction to be performed, along with measures to dispose of any waste generated. Risk Assessments should be uploaded and approved from your riskNET account

A CMMP Experiment in Progress form must be completed and used to identify any ongoing expeirmental procedures, and must include the reference numbers of the appropriate RiskNet risk assessments.

All samples must be clearly labelled and disposed of safely and responsibly after use.

Any faults with equipment, shortage of essential consumables or concerns over procedures must be reported immediately to the person responsible for the equipment or area.

Normal working hours are between 7am and 7pm weekdays.

Food and drink must not be taken into the laboratories.

Chemicals, samples and laboratory equipment must not be taken into offices.

Eye protection must be worn at all times in F7, F8 and F10c

Emergency number 222

NPFA 704: Identification of the Hazards of Materials for Emergency Response

Fire Exit Routes from the Physics Building (Zone 006)

Links and Resources

Laboratory Contacts

Reviewed 05/October/2023 (NTS)

CMMP Work Permit

Reviewed 05/October/2023 (NTS)


Reviewed 26/Jan/2023 (NTS)

Risk Assessments

Reviewed 05/October/2023 (NTS)

Risk Assessments for all activities should be completed and approved via riskNET


Last edited: 05/October/2023

Ammonia Gas Rig - © Jonathan Wasse and Arthur Lovell 2003

Metal Ammonia Solution phase separation - © Jonathan Wasse and Arthur Lovell 2003

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