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Safety Resources

Emergency Plans  

Building Emergency Contacts

In case of emergency, call 911. For other cases please contact people in the following order:

  1. Keith Schmitter, Building Operations Manager, Room 1
    Cell: 765-242-4610 Office 494-5531
  2. Aaron Mull, Maintenance Mechanic,
    Phys 32, Office 494-5533
  3. Emergency Custodial Services:
    49-47107, 7:30AM to 3:30PM, Monday-Friday
    After 3:30PM contact James Warwick (Crew Chief)
    Room B40 or email:
  4. Zone 3 Maintenance, 49-40133, 7:30AM to 4:00PM, 
    ALL OTHER TIMES: 494-8221
  5. Facilities Services Work Control Center, 49-49999,
    7:30AM to 4:00PM, Monday-Friday.
    ALL OTHER TIMES: 49-48221
  6. AFTER HOURS: Purdue Police 49-48221

Safety Training

Hazard Communication Program 

The purpose of Hazard Communication training is to describe the hazardous characteristics and effects of chemicals and identify sources for chemical hazard information. Training includes a review of how chemical container labels and safety data sheets (SDS) present and format chemical hazard information since the updates mandated by OSHA for the Hazard Communication Standard in 2012.

Take the training course (PDF: 9.17MB). The PowerPoint version. Take the quiz.

Physics and Astronomy Safety Committee


Marc Caffee, Jim Corwin, Gabor Csathy (chair), Boshra Afra, Abby Kopec (PGSA rep), Tongcang Li, Ken Mueller, Keith Schmitter, Sergei Savikhin, Mark Smith


Last Updated: Mar 30, 2021 11:15 PM

Department of Physics and Astronomy, 525 Northwestern Avenue, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2036 • Phone: (765) 494-3000 • Fax: (765) 494-0706

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