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Dept. of Chemistry Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates and information from the department of Chemistry

Updates from the Faculty of Science may be accessed here, and from the university there.

All the guidelines for research ramp up can be found here: PDF icon chemistry_om_and_pp_ramp-up_measures_rev06august_jmg.pdf

Our characterization platform MC2 also has a page on COVID19.

CGSS has set up an anonymous survey to monitor research ramp up.

One-time access

Otto Maass and Pulp & Paper Building Rules:

Internal Visitors:

Prior to entry: You must request building access using the PDF icon Internal (McGill ID) access form a minimum of 48 hours prior (please note that weekends and holidays do not count toward this 48 hour notice). You will receive an email confirming your access once it has been processed, please do not try to enter the building prior to receiving email confirmation. The day of your access, you must fill out the “COVID-19 self-assessment” form that can be located under the “personal” menu in Minerva.

Entering: There is only one entrance point for both Otto Maass and Pulp & Paper and it is the Otto Maass main doors.
You must scan your card in two places when arriving:
1. The card reader outside Otto Maass
2. The bar code scanner inside
Please make sure to sanitize your hands at the sanitizing solution dispenser nearby.

Leaving: You can exit the buildings through either of the two designated exits. Do NOT exit through any other doors. One exit is the West door of Otto Maass ground floor lobby entrance. The other one is the main door of Pulp & Paper.
Before exiting through the door, you must scan your ID card at the bar code scanner and sanitize your hands at the sanitizing solution dispenser nearby.
It is your responsibility to ensure that the scanner has recorded your card upon entering and exiting the building (the computer will display a “scan successful” message). If you accidentally leave without scanning, please send an email with the time of your exit to linda.delpaggio [at] mcgill.ca as soon as possible.

External visitors:

Prior to entry: You must request external visitor building access using the PDF icon visitor form a minimum of 48 hours prior (please note that weekends and holidays do not count toward this 48 hour notice). Both you and your host must sign the form prior to sending in your request to department.chemistry [at] mcgill.ca. You will receive an email confirming your access once it has been processed, please do not try to enter the building prior to receiving email confirmation. The day of your access you must answer the 3 questions at the bottom of the access form and send them to department.chemistry [at] mcgill.ca. You must bring a copy of the access form either electronically or physically with you upon your visit.

Entering: There is only one entrance point for both Otto Maass and Pulp & Paper and it is the Otto Maass main doors. Your host or group member must meet you in the lobby in order for you to enter. You will need to show the security guard a copy of your access. Please make sure to sanitize your hands at the sanitizing solution dispenser nearby.

Leaving: You can exit the buildings through either of the two designated exits. Do NOT exit through any other doors. One exit is the West door of Otto Maass ground floor lobby entrance. The other one is the main door of Pulp & Paper. Before exiting, please sanitize your hands at the sanitizing solution dispenser nearby.

Research groups SOPs for instrument and chemical sharing

Arndtsen Group SOP: PDF icon arndtsenlab-guidelines.pdf

Auclair Group SOP: PDF icon auclairlab-guidelines_4n.pdf

Barrett Group SOP: Consult the SOPs of Bohle/Kakkar, Friščić and Reven

Bohle Kakkar Groups SOP: PDF icon bohle_kakkar_lab_guidelines.pdf

Damha Groups SOP: PDF icon damhalab-guidelines.pdf

Friščić Group SOP:PDF icon frisciclab-guidelines.pdf

Gleason Groups SOP: PDF icon gleasonlabsop.pdf

Li Group SOP:PDF icon lilab-guidelines.pdf

Lumb Group SOP: PDF icon lumblab-guidelines.pdf

Mauzeroll Group SOP: PDF icon mauzeroll_lab-guidelines.pdf

Moitessier Group SOP: PDF icon moitessierlab-guidelines.pdf

Moores Group SOP: PDF icon moores_lab_guidelines_v2.pdf

Perepichka Group SOP: PDF icon perepichkalab-guidelines.pdf

Tsantrizos group SOP: PDF icon tsantrizoslab-guidelines.pdf

Thibodeaux Group SOP:PDF iconthibodeauxlab-guidelines.pdf

van de Ven group SOP: PDF icon vandevenlab-guidelines.pdf

Wiseman Group SOP:PDF icon wisemanlab-guidelines.pdf

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