Safe Return to Laboratory Work: Course Resources

The following are links to resources provided in the MSU COVID-19 Safety Awareness Training: Return to Laboratory Work

Local, regional, and national information:

State of Michigan Executive Orders-COVID-19 complete list: Links to all the executive orders of the State of Michigan related to COVID-19.

OSHA-Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 (PDF): Guidance created by OSHA to assist employers in providing a safe and healthful workplace.

Cleaning and disinfection:

EPA List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2: These products meet EPA criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

MSU COVID-19 Non-healthcare facility cleaning guidelines (PDF): Guidance for routine cleaning and disinfection for COVID-19 in MSU facilities.

Face coverings/masks:

CDC-cloth covering guidance: Comprehensive guidance from the CDC about how to use, make and wash face coverings.

MSU cloth face coverings (PDF) guidelines: Comprehensive guidance from MSU about how to don and doff, make, and wash cloth face coverings.

Cloth covering purchase through Spartan Marketplace: Link for direct purchase of cloth coverings through Spartan Marketplace.

Campus research information:

MSU Environmental Health and Safety: EHS webpage with university-wide information on safety and COVID-19.

MSU Return to research workbook: Workbook created by MSU to help researchers in working toward an efficient and safe research reactivation.

MSU working alone guidelines: MSU’s guidance to avoid working alone in laboratories to ensure researchers safety.

MSU Return to work in the laboratory additional resources: Extensive list of resources available on the Environmental Health and Safety website to researchers to guide the safe return to laboratory work.

Personal Health Monitoring:

MSU Daily Health Screening Questionnaire Form (PDF): Form to be filled out daily by any MSU employee who intends to report to work in person.

MSU University Physician: Source of all important health related information for the MSU community including COVID-19.

Posters, Articles and Videos:

CDC-Feeling sick? (PDF): Poster from the CDC advising people that If they feel unwell or have the symptoms related to COVID-19 to stay at home.

CDC-Symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) (PDF): Poster with illustration of possible symptoms related to COVID-19.

CDC-Stop the spread of germs (PDF): Poster with instructions on how to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19.

CDC-Handwashing poster (PDF): Cartoon poster of steps for effective handwashing.

New England Journal of Medicine article-SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces: Scientific article showing the results of tests on SARS-CoV-2 survival on several types of surfaces.

CDC-How to make your own face covering-video: Dr. Jerome Adams, U.S. Surgeon General demonstrates how to make a face covering using items you can find around the house.

CDC Coronavirus Print Resources: Free print-only materials developed to support COVID-19 recommendations.

Concerns and complaints:

MSU Misconduct Hotline: Michigan State University reporting Hotline to help maintain adherence to ethical practices.