Laboratory/Shop Entry Caution Sign
This page describes the standard UW caution sign that is required to be placed at all laboratory/shop entrances. Here you will find information on the purpose of the sign and how to customize a sign for your laboratory/shop.
The laboratory/shop entry caution sign provides a consistent look and consolidates several signs. Laboratories/shops where hazardous materials are used or stored are required to post an up-to-date sign at the laboratory/shop entrance. The sign is intended to alert emergency responders and visitors to the laboratory/shop of potential hazards and precautions for entry. EH&S installs the sign holder and posts the initial sign. Lab/shop occupants update signs as needed using the tool available on the MyChem menu.
The regulatory requirements listed below are addressed by this sign.
Creating a Sign
You must have an access account in the UW MyChem system to create or edit a sign. When you have logged into MyChem click on the Caution Sign menu item and select the building and room or suite for your sign.
Frequently Asked Questions
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