Specific Lab Training
Guidelines for all Labs
All employees must review, electronically sign and submit the Lab Safety Certification form.
Lab Safety Certification Form
Note: Download, digitally sign & submit. Direct email pdf to Business Manager as well as Print & Wet signatures are accepted.
Division of Research Safety
Division of Research Safety (DRS) requires everyone
to take Laboratory Safety training
All training can be accessed via the DRS website
. Click on Training and select the proper module.
See your specific lab below for additional required DRS training:
||DRS Safety Training Required
Radioactive sources are sometimes used in our laboratories. If you will be using such a source, you must complete the DRS training module for Radiation Safety and follow the specific instructions about use of the source that will be provided by your supervisor.
Nuclear Physics Laboratory, the "Barn," is located at 23 Stadium Drive, Champaign.
There are multiple experiments hosted in the the high bay area of the Barn. Adjacent to the high bay is a full machine shop; visit the Lab page
Machine shop equipment is for staff use only. Some equipment can be used after training and initial supervision.
The shop and adjacent areas are for work and research use only. Personal or other use will not be permitted.
NPL staff will stop any work performed by anyone not authorized to use equipment.
Read and understand the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) below.
Standard Operating Procedures
Cryogenic Operations SOP pdf
Laser SOP pdf
Laser room 471 SOP pdf
Laser Safety Glasses Inspection Log word doc
Fiber Laser SOP pdf
Machine Shop SOP pdf
Overhead Crane SOP pdf
Welding, Soldering, Brazing SOP pdf
Fork Truck SOP word doc