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PPE Lab Coat Distribution Program

 Walk-up requests cannot be accommodated for lab coat orders, see the sections below for information.

Our current ordering processing time with available inventory is 10-15 business days due to high demand. 

Our service window is closed for all university observed holidays and during student finals weekWe are a student supported program so our availability is dependent on the academic calendar. 


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UCLA’s PPE & Lab Coat Distribution Program is a cost-sharing program that provides labs with minimum personal protective equipment (PPE). Principal Investigators (PI) are responsible for ensuring that adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) is available to their lab workers

The PPE & Lab Coat Distribution Program submits an annual request for funding to purchase new inventory. We will provide supplies throughout the year at a 50% cost share while supplies last.

- Employees/Grad students who will work in a lab for at least 3 months.

- Volunteers/Students who will work in the lab for at least 12 months.

-  If an employee's scope of work has changed and an additional type of coat is needed.

-  pregnant employees can request a temporary larger coats


(2) x Lab coat of each type based on work requirements

(1) x pair of safety glasses, (excludes prescription glasses). Types of over glasses are limited to styles available

(1) x pair of other types of PPE (e.g. chemical splash goggles, cryo apron) 

Refer to our catalog below for pricing and product information

UCLA’s PPE & Lab Coat Distribution Program is a cost-sharing program that provides labs with minimum personal protective equipment (PPE). Principal Investigators Lab's pay for 50% of the cost of new lab coats.

Costs:

$ 20.69    $ Processing Fee (per appointment) / email us and we can schedule a single pick up for your lab.
$ 0.00  Refurbished Lab Coats (when available from our donation program), you can request this option on your request from
$ 0.00    Safety Glasses and Goggles 
$ varies  for lab coats check out our catalog for pricing, all prices listed are already marked down by 50%


Catalog

If you work for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry complete STEP 1 and then go to 1224YH for pick up. If they do not have your size email us

STEP 1: Required Training


STEP 2- Complete Request From

What should you expect?

  1. After completing the Lab Coat and Eye Protection Training - WORKSAFE
  2. Complete: PPE Distribution Program Request Form one per person
  3. Once your order is ready we either mail it as requested or send you pick up information. Current processing time is 10-15 days minimum. 
ATTENTION: Information about FR/CP lab coats containing PFAS  - FR/CP (Bulwark) coats have been discontinued. We will continue to fill orders with our supply and are looking for alternatives.

Out of Inventory Items:
- Large (Male) FR/CP- Alternatives: FR Coats

PPE Distribution Program Catalog

This is a cost-share program, not all items are free please refer to our catalog for pricing and product information.

 

$ 20.69    $ Processing Fee (per appointment) / email us and we can schedule a single pick up for your lab.
$ 0.00  Refurbished Lab Coats (when available from our donation program), you can request this option on your request from
$ 0.00    Safety Glasses and Goggles 
$ varies  for lab coats check out our catalog for pricing, all prices listed are already marked down by 50%
Missed your appointment? Reschedule @ booking appointment. 

There is an $
20.69 processing fee per appointment. 
Replacement PPE is offered for participants when PPE is damaged or disposed of due to an incident or if the scope of a participant’s research changes such that they need additional type(s) of PPE. To request a replacement coat complete the PPE Distribution Request form and book an appointment.
When you pick up your coat please take a minute to try it on. We can try to exchange it for a better fit at that time or we can schedule you to come back once we have your size ready. 

Donations- Lab coats can be donated to the central service desk (CHS A6-060H) for recirculation back into the program. These lab coats are inspected by EH&S employees and are submitted for laundering and are provided at $0 to new users as refurbished. 

Exchanges - If you have a coat that is in good condition but doesn't fit anymore you can exchange your coat 
refurbished one if available. If we do not have a refurbished one available and a new coat needs to be purchased we can do so for your lab with our UCLA discount. The 50% cost share is only available for new employees. 
Principal Investigators (PI) are responsible for ensuring that adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) is available to their lab workers

Other Services/Resources

Laundry services are provided by the participant's employer such as a department or Principal Investigator.

The laundry location site are managed by departments or schools.
DGSOM- Lab Coat Laundry Program
 Other Locations:

  • Young Hall Stock Room/Loading Dock
  •  Engineering IV Shipping and Receiving/Loading Dock
  • Center for Health Sciences (CHS) Room A2-071
  • Rehabilitation Building (REHAB) Room 1-305
  • OHRC/BSRB Loading Dock
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute (JSEI) BH-647
  • MacDonald Medical Research Labs (MRL) Loading Dock


What vendors to use?

UCLA has a campus vendor agreement that can be referenced when the school or department sets up the purchase order.
Vendor Campus Agreement Vendor- ImageFirst  

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

Prescription safety eyewear can be requested from your department. 

      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.