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|'''Current Phase: 5'''<br />
|'''Current Phase: 5'''<br />
* 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.
* Effective Wednesday, June 24, 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]
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** [https://caltech.box.com/s/jah0ieu5rwv73hfa2n06604195z7daqu KNI Buddy System SOP - Phase 4 & 5]
** [https://caltech.box.com/s/jah0ieu5rwv73hfa2n06604195z7daqu KNI Buddy System SOP - Phase 4 & 5]
** [https://caltech.box.com/s/sdvcle9ukhm7iqx6sjk8zyegx59utf9x KNI Buddy System SOP - Phase 1,2 & 3]<br /><br />
** [https://caltech.box.com/s/sdvcle9ukhm7iqx6sjk8zyegx59utf9x KNI Buddy System SOP - Phase 1,2 & 3]<br /><br />
** KNI Cleanroom Sanitation and Wipedown SOP - Phase 5: Not required. Follow standard KNI Cleanroom procedures outlined in the [https://caltech.box.com/s/tmqnu5x7ms6onfln2klzowazyrkvhqrh KNI Handbook and Operation Procedures]
** KNI Cleanroom Sanitation and Wipedown SOP - Phase 5:  Follow standard KNI Cleanroom procedures outlined in the [https://caltech.box.com/s/tmqnu5x7ms6onfln2klzowazyrkvhqrh KNI Handbook and Operation Procedures]
** [https://caltech.box.com/s/hjf1h88lzrjpfo83ytvf3yt08lh51lx3 KNI Cleanroom Sanitation and Wipedown SOP - Phase 1,2,3 & 4]<br /><br />
** [https://caltech.box.com/s/hjf1h88lzrjpfo83ytvf3yt08lh51lx3 KNI Cleanroom Sanitation and Wipedown SOP - Phase 1,2,3 & 4]<br /><br />
** KNI Lab Entrance/Exit Room B207 - Phase 5:  Four people are allowed to use the entrance gowning room at the same time:  Social distancing is in effect in the "No Standing Zone".
** KNI Lab Entrance/Exit Room B207 - Phase 5:  Four people are allowed to use the entrance gowning room at the same time:  Social distancing is in effect in the "No Standing Zone".

Revision as of 17:24, 24 June 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: 5
  • Effective Wednesday, June 24, 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.
  • Steele building elevator occupancy:
    • Phase 5 - Max 7000 pounds weight limit, 46 persons Max.
    • Phase 4 - Only two people are allowed to use the elevator at a time.
    • Phase 3 - Only one person allowed to use the elevator at a time.
    • Phase 1 & 2 - Restricted use of elevator: Use South Stairwell. (One person allowed to use the elevator when transporting items only)

KNI Lab General SOPs

KNI Lab Safety Documents

KNI Safety Presentations

Caltech Safety Documents

California Nanosafety Consortium of Higher Education