Equipment and Safety

Standard Operation Procedures and Safety

Emergency Procedures for Teaching Laboratories

The hardcopy of Emergency Procedure for Teaching Laboratories (Updated 2016/04/12) has been provided in each laboratory.

Safety Training

All lab users are required to take safety training that is provided by Environmental Health and Safety before they working in the laboratories.

Safety Equipment

The laboratory supplies the following to the labs:
•    Lab Coats
•    Goggles & Safety glasses
•    Masks
•    Spill kits
•    First aid kits

•    Chemical secondary containment
•    Biohazards waste containers
•    Liquid hazardous waste containers and solid hazardous waste containers
•    Sharps waste containers
•    Broken glass containers

•    Safety showers
•    Fire extinguishers
•    Fire blankets
•    Sand
•    Blankets

 

Regular inspections of safety equipment are done periodically.

 

 

Chemical Management

Chemicals are classified and stored according to their different Chemical Property.

 

•    Flammable
•    Acid/Base
•    Strong Acid
•    Low Temperature

 

Inventory is updated weekly and barcode has been used to manage each specific bottle of chemical.

Waste Handling

•    Biohazard materials
•    Chemical waste
•    Acid
•    Base
•    Organic
•    Solid
•    Broken glass
•    Sharp materials
•    Regular waste

 

Equipment

Biology

  • Beckman Cytoflex
  • Bio-Rad C1000 Touch Thermal Cycler
  • Bio-Rad CFX Connect Real-Time PCR
  • Bio-Rad iMark Microplate Read
  • Bio-Rad Mini Trans-Blot Electrophoretic Transfer Cell
  • Bio-Rad Model 1575 Immunowash Microplate Washer
  • Bio-Rad T100 Thermal Cycler
  • Bio-Rad Trans-Blot Turbo Blotting System
  • Fisher Sonic Dismembrator FB-505
  • GE Amersham Imager 600
  • Kodak Medical X-ray Processor 102
  • Thermo NanoDrop 2000

Chemistry and Organic Chemistry

  • Agilent Cary 100 UV-Vis Spectrophotometer
  • Agilent Cary Eclipse Fluorescence Spectrophotometer
  • IKA rotor evaporator
  • Libra S6 Visible spectrophotometer
  • Nikon Microscope
  • Pasco Xplorer GLX PS-2002
  • Red Tide USB650 Fiber Optic Spectrometer
  • Thermo FT-IR Nicolet iS5 Spectrometer
  • Thermo GC Trace 1310
  • Thermo picoSpin 80 NMR

Electrical Engineering

  • LeCroy Oscilloscope WaveRunner 604Zi
  • LeCroy ArbStudio Arbitrary Waveform Generator
  • Fluke 8846A Digital Multimeter
  • LPKF ProtoMat S63 Circuit Board Plotter
  • LPKF Lead-free Reflow oven

Physics

  • BK precision 2530B oscilloscope
  • Pasco scientific thermodynamics system

Computer Science

Genetics