Dress code for working in laboratories is followed

Employees working with hazardous chemicals in laboratories must wear closed-toe shoes, long pants or skirts which fully cover the legs, and a lab coat. The same way dangling jewelry or scarves should be removed, and long hair contained.

References:

  • MSU Chemical Hygiene Plan 5.3.2

Corrective actions:

Make sure personnel working in the lab are dressed appropriately for protection and deny entry if attire is not suitable for work. Share the figures below with employees and discuss the importance of being dressed properly for their safety.

examples of appropriate lab footwear - closed toe, not exposing top of feet

examples of appropriate lower body wear - long pants or skirts that fully cover the legs and ankles

examples showing confine long hair and secure loose clothing and jewerly