Safety

Platonic Figure, wearing a mask

COVID-19 Safety

CLASSES

We are holding a combination of in-person, virtual, and hybrid courses this fall. Course caps have been adjusted as needed to keep with University and CDC guidance.

BUILDING SAFETY

You are required to wear a facemask at all times when in ME building common areas. This includes faculty and staff offices, hallways, classrooms, meeting rooms, and study areas. Hand sanitizer will be readily available throughout the building. 

Course Modality and COVID-19 FAQs

ME SAFETY WEBINAR

Watch the ME Safety Training Overview webinar

Report Your Annual 2020 Safety Training

Reporting Safety Incidents

Anonymously Report an Incident
Controller's Office Risk Management & Insurance Resources

What Should I Report?

  • Report any use of a fire extinguisher to their LSO, who completes an LER and contacts the main office
  • Complete a first report of injury (FROI) form for any injuries to PAID employees that are injured at work
    • Slipping on ice, carpal tunnel, and headaches from odors are all reportable. See the policy here.
  • Report any hazardous spill that occurs on the lab floor to the LSO. Outside the lab report to DEHS
  • Report and respond to any odor issues promptly

Forms and Templates

Training

View ME Employee training procedures and past trainings here.

Frequently Asked Questions

     Contact:

          General Questions and Concerns:
          mesafety@umn.edu

          Research Officer:
          Dr. Jiarong Hong
          612-626-4562

          Radiation Officer:
          Dr. Seong Chan Kim
          612-245-3828
          sckim@umn.edu

 

     Resources: 

         •  Safety Resources Site

         •  CSE Specific Resources 

         •  DEHS Lab Safety Lists

         •  DEHS Lab Fact Sheet Library