Safety regulations for the Optical Characterization Facility (OCF) have changed signficantly due to the legal settlement between the University of California and Los Angeles District Attorney Office (aka UCLA settlement).
No chemical work is allowed at OCF
General lab and chemical safety rules at OCF are described in the facility Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) available online:
Safety Training Requirements
All users who enter research and teaching labs in the UCSB Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry must have completed appropriate general lab safety training classes. See OCF CHP Section I for details about required level of the general lab safety training.
Users working with OCF laser equipment (supervised and unsupervised) must satisfy laser safety training requirements.
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