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Contact Information
Office of
Public Safety
Westmont College
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108


Chemistry Department

Our departmental chemical hygiene plan incorporates the college-wide plan and supplements it in the following section/s:

3.0 Designation of Responsibilities
Our Chemical Hygiene Ofiicer is Alan Nishimura (805/565x6188, safechem@westmont.edu)

4.0 Standard Operating Procedures
The following SOPs are unique to our department.

  • 4.1 xx

7.0 Personal Protective Equipment

The following personal protective equipment can be found in our department

  • Latex and non-latex gloves
  • Eye goggles
  • Lab aprons
  • Lab coats
  • Heat gloves

11.0 Waste Disposal Program

Every lab room in the Chemistry department has 3 waste disposal containers: Heavy Metals, Halogenated Solvents and Non Halogenated Aqueous Organics. Whenever these containers are full, the stockroom coordinator empties them in the corresponding temporary storage containers where they become part of the Academic Waste Disposal Program

App A. Safety Rules

Chemical Inventory

Click here for a listing of the MSDS-governed chemicals used in this department.