UW Research

April 29, 2021

EH&S Reminds Researchers About Appropriate Mask Use

Change your Mask as you Leave the Lab

As we transition through the re-opening phases in Washington, remember that the facemask required for working in a lab is different than the facemask you need to go the grocery store. If you are working with infectious agents or hazardous chemicals in the lab while wearing your homemade cloth face covering, it could be dangerous to your (or someone else’s) health!

Read the EH&S Guidance.