Safety First

First Aid

First aid good practice:

  • Locate the closest First Aid Kit to your lab/work space. Current locations:
    • At IESL main Labs Building (FORTH Main Building B):
      • Basement: Machine shop
      • Ground Floor: TCM Lab
      • First floor: Meeting room
    • At FORTH Main Building C (in Greek: Gamma, “Γ”, building):
      • Main Secretariat (Office Γ270)
      • Laser Group Secretariat (Office Γ230-31)
      • Computer Center
    • At STEPC Building:
      • Electronics shop (Ground floor)
    • Microelectronics Labs (Physics Dpt. Building):
      • Kitchen
  • Report any supplies missing from First Aid kits to your PI or to safety personnel. First Aid kits contain:
    • Disinfectant (e.g. hydrogen peroxide or iodine (“Betadine”) solution),
    • Adhesive bandages (“Hansaplast”, “Band-aids” or similar),
    • Elastic bandage
    • Cotton wool
    • Gauze
    • Adhesive tape for gauze
    • Single-use mask (currently removed due to COVID-19 epidemic)
    • Aspirin
    • Paracetamol (DEPON)
  • Learn how to treat cuts, wounds and train in CPR (related seminars are usually advertised around FORTH)
  • Locate FORTH’s defibrilator (main building entrance) in case you need to use it or to bring it to someone in need