Safety Equipment - Chemical Sciences

Flood Containment Equipment 

Location: 

Cupboard 268 (outside lab 262) 

Access: 

KAT1 or KAR1 key 

Contents: 

1 x 80L Wet Vacuum Cleaner, 5 x 1.2m sand filled booms 

 

Chemical Spill Equipment / Kits 

General Spill Kit 50 L – for large spills 

Location: 

F10 134 (First Year Dispensary) 

Access: 

Laboratory Staff (KAT1 key) 

Contents 

3kg absorbent powder, spill area warning signs, warning tape, gloves, goggles, dust mask, shoe protectors, coveralls (splash only), apron, waste bags, absorbent cloths, dustpan, brush, 50 L box 

 

General Spill Kit 120 L – for large spills 

Location: 

Outside the Chemistry Store LG10 

Access: 

All 

Contents 

2.5 kg particulate, vermiculite, mini-booms, pillows, pads, gloves, bags 

 

SEB E8 Loading Dock Spill Station 30 L 

Location: 

Chemistry Store E08 loading dock 

Access: 

Store staff  

Contents 

1xSpill Kit Bag, 1xAbsorbent Sock, 20x Absorbent Pads, 1xAcid Neutraliser Shaker Carton, 1xPair Red PVC Gloves, 1xContaminated Waste Disposal Bag, 1xCable Tie, 1xLaminated Spill Kit Instructions 

 

Acid Spill Kit 45 L 

Location: 

F10 134 (First Year Dispensary) 

Access: 

Laboratory Staff (KAT1 key) 

Contents 

3 kg acid neutralizer (indicating), 3 m absorbent sock, 20 x pads, disposal bag, gloves, goggles, warning tape 

 

Alkaline Spill Kit 45 L 

Location: 

F10 134 (First Year Dispensary) 

Access: 

Laboratory Staff (KAT1 key) 

Contents 

3 kg base neutralizer (indicating), 3 m absorbent sock, 20 x pads, disposal bag, gloves, goggles, warning tape 

 


Acid Spill Kit 25 L 

Location: 

Corrosive Store LG10B 

Access: 

Stores Staff 

Contents 

25 kg Soda Ash (Sodium Carbonate), 3 kg acid neutralizer (indicating), 3 m absorbent sock, 20 x pads, disposal bag, gloves, goggles, warning tape 

Alkaline Spill Kit 25 L 

Location: 

Corrosive Store LG10B 

Access: 

Stores Staff 

Contents 

3 kg base neutralizer (indicating), 3 m absorbent sock, 20 x pads, disposal bag, gloves, goggles, warning tape 

 

Acid and Alkali Spill Kit 30 L 

Location: 

Corrosive Store E8 GQ23  

Access: 

Stores Staff 

Contents 

1x Heavy-duty shoulder bag, 1x long chemical sock (3m x 8cm), 20x Chemical Heavyweight pads, 1xAcid neutralizer, 1xdisposal bag, 1x cable tie, 1x pair of gloves, 1x instruction @ content card 

 

 

Mercury Spill Kit (red case) 

Location: 

F10 113 (Spill kit cupboard) 

Access: 

Laboratory Staff (KAT1 key) 

Contents 

1 x Mercury collector, 2 x 270 g Amalgamation powder, 250 g indicator powder, 1 x vapour suppressor shaker bottle, 1 x aspirator bottle, 1 x waste collection bottle, 1 x mixing tub with spatula, 1 x chemical sponge, 1 pair nitrile gloves and goggles, 1 x disposal bag and twist tie, 1 x whisk on pan 

Full Face respirators with Combination Filters 

Location: 

Chemistry Store E8 (x 2) 

Access: 

Stores Staff 

Filters expiry:  

05/2021 

 

 

Location: 

F10 134 (First Year Dispensary) (x 2) 

Access: 

Teaching Staff (KAT1 key) 

Filters expiry:  

06/2022 

 


Draegar Emergency Breathing Apparatus 

Location: 

Chemical Sciences Level 7 

Trained Users: 

John Starling, Paul Brockbank, Phil Thompson, Richard Li (School of Chemical Engineering) 

 

Spare Clothes 

Location: 

Cupboard F10 268 (outside Lab 262), Lab F10 333, Office F10 1006 

Access: 

KAT1 or KAR1 key 

Location: 

F10 134 (First Year Dispensary) 

Access: 

Laboratory Staff 

Contents: 

T-shirt, shorts, socks, towel, blanket 

 

First Aid – Automated External Defibrillator  

Location: 

Chemical Sciences F10 Mezzanine Level near lifts and fire panel 

Access: 

Daytime: All; After Hours: swipe card access 

Location: 

Hilmer E10 Building lobby near the service corridor 

Access: 

Daytime: All; After Hours: swipe card access 

 

Location of AED  

in F10:                               


 

in Hilmer (E10):


 



 

First Aid – EPIPENS (2 x 300 µg Adrenaline Auto-Injectors)

Location:

School of Chemistry Admin Office, Dalton F12 101

Access:

Daytime: All; After Hours: swipe card access