Safety

The Chemistry Department has, according to its bylaws, an institution which is responsible the safety and health of the collaborators in our building, i.e. the safety and health committee. It has the task to assure that the safety infrastructure works correctly, accidents are prevented from occuring, and the members of the department are properly trained.

 

Safety Documents

Safety Brochure

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Safety in Laboratory

Security Course 

  • Safety Committee

    The committee meets about every six weeks and discusses past incicents, planned activities and measures to improve the safety and occupational health in our building.

    If you notice a gap or an error with regard to the issues for which the safety committee is responsible, please announce this to a member of the committee, so we can take the necessary measures to improve the situation.

     

    Prof. Fabio Zobi

    President of the Safety Committee (ad interim)

     

    Representative of the inorganic chemistry

    Anne Schuwey

    Vice president, safety responsable

     

    Representative of the technical and administratif staff

    Prof. Andreas Kilbinger

    Representative of the organical chemistry

    Maja Ivanovic

    Secretary of the Safety Committee

    Dr. Priscilla Brunetto

    Representative of the Fromm group and the Bio lab

    Michaël Badoux

    Representative of the graduate students and assistants

    Samuel Peterer

    Representative of the undergraduates

    Nicolas Hoyler

    Safety officer of the science faculty

    Thomas Werren

    Head of security for the university

     

  • First Intervention Group

    Another instance that is pivotal for the safety is the first intervention group, which kicks into action when an alarm has been triggered. Members of this group can locate where the alarm originated, run there, assess the situation and then take appropriate measures (for example they can quit the alarm, to prevent the fire brigade from rushing to our department). The members of this group have all received thorough training in first aid, firefighting etc. Next to the faculty's five janitors this group includes:

     

    • Anne Schuwey

    • Fredy Nydegger

    • Michel Piccand

    • Olivier Graber

  • What To Do After An Accident

    What to do after an accident?