Environmental Health & Safety

MRSA- Policies and Procedures

January 2010

For your health, safety and well being...

Do not share…
  • towels, soap, cosmetics, lubricants or clothing
Separate your clothing, equipment & towels from others.
  • use a personal bag or storage space and clean or launder frequently
Properly clean and/or sanitize protective clothing & equipment.
  • cover all wounds (abrasions, lacerations, infections)
    • contact an Amherst college trainer at 542-2363
    • contact Amherst college health services 542-2266
  • wipe down exercise balls, benches, equipment & mats before and after use with 3M Disinfectant®
  • wash hands frequently (at least 15 seconds) using soap & water
    • apply hand sanitizer (alcohol base)
  • follow proper hygiene practices
For additional information contact...
  • Amherst College Health Services 542-2266
  • Athletic Injury Care 542-2363
  • Physical Plant 542-2254
  • Custodial Shop 542-8169
  • Environmental Health and Safety 542-8189