Policy Manual

As an open access centre, the nanoFAB is committed to promoting the highest standards of competence, practice and safety among all users and staff. This manual outlines policies, procedures, administration and safety guidelines that must be followed to ensure effective, efficient and safe operations. All users are expected to review this manual and all procedures and policies outlined must be observed while working within the nanoFAB. Updates will be provided via the LMACS facility notification system and any questions or concerns can be directed towards the nanoFAB Operations Manager.



In this section

  • 0.0 Terms of Use
    This section of the policy manual outlines the Terms of Use which must be acknowledged and agreed to during the online user registration for…
  • 1.0 nanoFAB User Expectations
    This section of the Policy Manual outlines the responsibilities of the users within the nanoFAB in regards to understanding the operational and administrative policies.
  • 2.0 Administration & Billing
    This section deals with the registration, booking, fees, invoicing and other administrative policies within the nanoFAB.  As a trust funded centre, the nanoFAB relies…
  • 3.0 User Access
    The nanoFAB is an open access centre available to anyone interested in utilizing the available equipment and expertise, regardless of background or affiliation.
  • 4.0 Day to Day Operations
    It is important that all users understand the day-to-day policies that are in place within the nanoFAB. The majority of these policies are enacted…
  • 5.0 Laboratory Protocols
    This section deals with policies related to personal hygiene, PPE, and lab attire.
  • 6.0 Safety
    6This section deals with all aspects of safety within the nanoFAB
  • 7.0 Chemical Safety Issues
    This section deals with all aspects of chemical handling.
  • 8.0 User Discipline
    This section contains user discipline policies.