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Mon Jun 8 15:26:10 2020, aaron, Notes, Safety, Plan for reopened Cryo lab activities
Tue Jun 9 13:58:55 2020, aaron, Notes, Safety, Plan for reopened Cryo lab activities
Tue Jun 9 14:19:46 2020, aaron, Notes, Safety, Template for logging lab entry / exit
Thu Jul 16 12:09:18 2020, aaron, Notes, Safety, Template for logging lab entry / exit
Thu Jul 16 12:09:18 2020
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Template for logging lab entry / exit
Some of the above plans or guidance are now out of date. Here are some updates:
LIGO lab's research activities and restarting plan for PMA are
outlined in a spreadsheet
on the dcc.
There are also many additional or finalized training materials.
of LIGO COVID related docs
for CIT campus restarting research activities
Updated LIGO PPE, lab and restroom use, and clean room
from LIGO is required for those working less than 6 feet from others (shared spaces).
is not required for currently planned activity in cryo.
for returning to campus from Caltech.
Includes a more extensive
There is a
work permit process
. The list of work permits can be
Most of the open questions raised above have been addressed
of EPA approved cleaning products
PPE and air flow requirements
, since the Cryo lab will be a single person workspace we have no time constraint from COVID risk, and need only wear face covering when working solo. Other PPE requirements for clean optics still apply.
Shruti and I will be using the cryo lab on alternating days. Shruti will take Monday and Tuesday, Aaron will be Thursday and Friday. We will keep one unused day between our lab uses, at least for now.
We will set up a station with what we need from the electronics shop in the Cryo lab
and resources on best cleaning and disinfecting practice.
We can mostly use separate computer work stations, and keep personal tools at our own stations.
We will set up "in/out" boxes near the entry to cryo, so people can request supplies being stored there and pick them up after disinfecting. Information about shipping and receiving is on
Rana has approved us to work in cryo