Lab COVID-19 Mitigation Plan

Steps When Entering the Lab

  1. If you are the first person entering lab, spray down the door handles and the light switch with Lysol.
  2. Use hand sanitizer upon entry into the lab. Do this every time you enter the lab.
  3. Spray down your workspace with Lysol before starting to work.

General Precautions and Steps

  • Work that can be done at home, should be done at home, in order to minimize the number of people in lab space.
  • Use Google Hangouts and Zoom for all meetings with other lab members.
  • Maintain 6 feet social distancing at all times while at the lab and while on University of Kentucky property.
  • Wearing an N95 and above mask is suggested (but not required at this time due to limited supply) while in the lab, if others are present.
  • Spread out across the lab as much as possible to maximize separation.
  • Walk around in unoccupied paths as much as possible.
  • Wipe down any package that is received using dilute bleach solution.
  • Let Prof. Moseley know if any cleaning supplies run out or are running low.

Steps When Eating and Drinking

  • Wipe down the kitchen counter-top surface with dilute bleach solution or spray with Lysol.
  • Wash any dish and utensil before use for at least 20 seconds.
  • Wash any dish and utensil after use for at least 20 seconds.

Steps When Using the Restrooms

  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds after using the bathroom facilities.

Steps When Leaving the Lab

  • Last person leaving should spray down the door handles and light switches with Lysol when leaving.


Making Dilute Bleach Solution

  • Use 4 teaspoons per quart of water.

-- HunterMoseley - 22 Mar 2020
Topic revision: r2 - 23 Mar 2020, HunterMoseley
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