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''All KNI users must follow the guidelines listed below, including the updated general SOPs for entry and exit and Labrunr tool reservations. In order to protect the safety of all KNI lab users and staff, repeated violations to these policies will result in revocation of lab access.''<br />
''All KNI users must follow the guidelines listed below, including the updated general SOPs for entry and exit and Labrunr tool reservations. In order to protect the safety of all KNI lab users and staff, repeated violations to these policies will result in revocation of lab access.''<br />
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|'''Current Phase: 3'''<br />
|'''Current Phase: 4'''<br />
* Effective Saturday, September 26, 2020, at 12:00 noon, lab members will be able to use the KNI 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
* Effective Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 8:00 am, lab members will be able to use the KNI 24 hours per day, 7 days per week with increased density per the documents found below.
'''Mandatory protocols for the phased re-opening of the KNI Lab:'''
'''Mandatory protocols for the phased re-opening of the KNI Lab:'''
* Read and follow Caltech's [https://coronavirus.caltech.edu/returning-to-campus Coronavirus Information Guidelines on Returning to Campus]
* Read and follow Caltech's [https://coronavirus.caltech.edu/returning-to-campus Coronavirus Information Guidelines on Returning to Campus]
* For each day you are on campus, fill out Caltech's Health Attestation and Self-Reported Contact and Location Log, via [https://access.caltech.edu/ access.caltech.edu]. Click the "COVID-19 Reporting" link in the Self Service section.'''
* For each day you are on campus, fill out Caltech's Health Attestation and Self-Reported Contact and Location Log, via [https://access.caltech.edu/ access.caltech.edu]. Click the "COVID-19 Reporting" link in the Self Service section.'''
* All KNI Lab users reporting to campus must participate in Caltech's [http://together.caltech.edu/cases-testing-and-tracing/covid-19-testing on-campus COVID testing].
* All KNI Lab users reporting to campus must participate in Caltech's [http://together.caltech.edu/cases-testing-and-tracing/covid-19-testing on-campus COVID testing].  Individuals who have submitted proof of full vaccination will no longer need to participate in the Institute's surveillance testing program when they report to campus. However, individuals may not voluntarily remove themselves from the surveillance testing program; an individual's fully vaccinated status must be confirmed through the Institute's [https://www.imss.caltech.edu/services/administrative-applications/my-covid-19-vaccination-documentation COVID-19 Vaccination Documentation application].
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**Non-Caltech users: This [https://coronavirus.caltech.edu/documents/14755/Health_Attestation_Log_-_Fillable.pdf log] can be printed out or saved to your electronic device. Be sure to fill it out daily and keep record of it.  
**Non-Caltech users: This [https://coronavirus.caltech.edu/documents/14755/Health_Attestation_Log_-_Fillable.pdf log] can be printed out or saved to your electronic device. Be sure to fill it out daily and keep record of it.  
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** [https://caltech.box.com/s/sdvcle9ukhm7iqx6sjk8zyegx59utf9x KNI Buddy System SOP]
** [https://caltech.box.com/s/sdvcle9ukhm7iqx6sjk8zyegx59utf9x KNI Buddy System SOP]
** [https://caltech.box.com/s/hjf1h88lzrjpfo83ytvf3yt08lh51lx3 KNI Cleanroom Sanitation and Wipedown SOP]
** [https://caltech.box.com/s/hjf1h88lzrjpfo83ytvf3yt08lh51lx3 KNI Cleanroom Sanitation and Wipedown SOP]
** [https://caltech.box.com/s/9i2nlb3hj0xi7n8utdbr9y1t1gs4qcbc Phases 1,2 & 3 Room B207 - KNI Lab Entrance/Exit - Map]
** [https://caltech.box.com/s/4828lmw7u034lrtf4xfvd7f26kjh55tx Phase 4 Room B207 - KNI Lab Entrance/Exit - Map]
** [https://caltech.box.com/s/80a6zbbx7gj3wsdmp4pdfpoahwa8tbnf Phases 2 & 3 = 1 person per 200 ft^2  - KNI Lab Room Occ. Limit - Map]
** [https://caltech.box.com/s/6w6fudb01jtygejj0xm7oionxhwp2pwx Phase 4 allows 1 person per 150 ft^2  - KNI Lab Room Occ. Limit - Map]
** Two people may use the entrance gowning room at the same time - social distancing is in effect through two changing zones
** Only one person is allowed to use the elevator at a time.
** Only one person is allowed to use the elevator at a time.
** Maximum 24 people in the lab at any given time.
** Maximum 37 people allowed in the lab at any given time.
*Training for both returning and new lab members will continue with the hybrid remote and limited in-person equipment and new user/general safety training plans that began during earlier phases.
*Training for both returning and new lab members will continue with the hybrid remote and limited in-person equipment and new user/general safety training plans that began during earlier phases.
*The KNI technical staff members will operate on an alternating daily in-lab schedule, e.g. 3 staff are in-lab Mon, Wed, Fri, and the other staff members are in-lab on Tues, Thurs. Staff will either be working in their offices or telecommuting on the days they do not report to the lab. Some delay in response to equipment requests is to be expected.
*The KNI technical staff members will operate on four days per week in-lab schedule (starting June 1, 2021), unless there are schedule conflicts. Staff will either be working in their offices or telecommuting on the days they do not report to the lab. Some delay in response to equipment requests is to be expected.
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Revision as of 02:24, 26 May 2021

KNI Lab Rules and Safety Documents

KNI Lab Rules

All KNI users must follow the guidelines listed below, including the updated general SOPs for entry and exit and Labrunr tool reservations. In order to protect the safety of all KNI lab users and staff, repeated violations to these policies will result in revocation of lab access.

Current Phase: 4
  • Effective Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 8:00 am, lab members will be able to use the KNI 24 hours per day, 7 days per week with increased density per the documents found below.

Mandatory protocols for the phased re-opening of the KNI Lab:

  • Read and follow Caltech's Coronavirus Information Guidelines on Returning to Campus
  • For each day you are on campus, fill out Caltech's Health Attestation and Self-Reported Contact and Location Log, via access.caltech.edu. Click the "COVID-19 Reporting" link in the Self Service section.
  • All KNI Lab users reporting to campus must participate in Caltech's on-campus COVID testing. Individuals who have submitted proof of full vaccination will no longer need to participate in the Institute's surveillance testing program when they report to campus. However, individuals may not voluntarily remove themselves from the surveillance testing program; an individual's fully vaccinated status must be confirmed through the Institute's COVID-19 Vaccination Documentation application.
  • The KNI Lab’s safety, hygiene, density, and physical distancing requirements:
  • Training for both returning and new lab members will continue with the hybrid remote and limited in-person equipment and new user/general safety training plans that began during earlier phases.
  • The KNI technical staff members will operate on four days per week in-lab schedule (starting June 1, 2021), unless there are schedule conflicts. Staff will either be working in their offices or telecommuting on the days they do not report to the lab. Some delay in response to equipment requests is to be expected.

KNI Lab General SOPs

KNI Lab Safety Documents

KNI Safety Presentations

Caltech Safety Documents

California Nanosafety Consortium of Higher Education