The PPE Distribution Program is an outreach program offered to new arrivals working in research labs at UCLA.  Principal Investigators (PI) are responsible to ensure that adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) is available to their lab workers.  In order to help facilitate this need, the PPE Distribution Program makes these resources available to new lab workers.  * Program is only available while time and supplies permit

ITEMS PROVIDED

  • (2) Lab coats of each type based on work conducted (link to Lab coat information sheet)
  • (2) Pairs of safety glasses
  • Other types of PPE (e.g., chemical splash goggles) by special request

Please listen through all the options for lab coats to ensure you know all the proper PPE you will need in your work space. If you work with cryogenic liquids you will require an apron.If you work with Biological materials, medical waste or in a tissue culture room you will require a Barrier lab coat.If you work with flammable chemicals or flame you will require a flame resistant lab coat.If you work with chemicals or potential splash hazards outside of a hood, cryogenic liquids, large volumes of corrosives, or pressurized systems or experimental set-ups vacuums you will require a face-shield.If you work with chemicals or potential splash hazards outside of a hood, large volumes of corrosives, or pressurized systems or experimental set-ups vacuums you will require goggles.If you work with corrosives or large volumes of corrosives you will require a traditional lab coat. End of table.

Use the above table to identify which lab coats you need.
If you answer “Yes” check the corresponding marked box for the lab coat you need.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

  • Employees hired within the past 12 months to work in a lab for at least 6 months
  • Volunteers/Students who will work in a research for at least 12 months

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO GET FITTED- All the following must be completed

Have questions? Email getppe@ehs.ucla.edu

ELIGIABILITY CRITERIA

  • After four years of use if lab coats are worn or damaged

AND

  • When PPE is damaged or disposed-of due to an incident
  • If the scope of a participant’s research changes such that they need additional type(s) of PPE

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO GET FITTED- All the following must be completed

Have questions? Email getppe@ehs.ucla.edu

Check location for instructions.

Location

  1. Young Hall Stock Room/Loading Dock
  2. Engineering IV Shipping and Receiving/Loading Dock
  3. Center for Health Sciences (CHS) Room A2-071
  4. Warren Hall Room 24-115
  5. Rehabilitation Building (REHAB) Room 1-305
  6. Olympic Analytical Laboratories (Offsite)
  7. OHRC/BSRB Loading Dock
  8. Jules Stein Eye Institute (JSEI) BH-647
  9. MacDonald Medical Research Labs (MRL) Loading Dock

Goggles and safety glasses that fit over prescription glasses are available (Size and styles are limited).

If we do not have the right match for your glasses you can get prescription safety eyewear at U See LA Optometry center.

  1. Complete the Prescription Eye Protection Request
  2. Submit to your PI or Supervisor for approval
  3. Schedule an appointment with U See LA Optometry Center
  • Remember to take your completed form with you.