List of Safety Regulations - to all CECAD Members


New Rules/regulations from April, 21, 2020

  • Wear a face mask at all times when on the campus and in the building in all rooms and laboratories.
  • Always keep at least a distance of 1.5 meters to people, also when teaching a person something.
  • Only a maximum of two people can be simultaneously in a room of up till  25 m2  and only four people maximum at the same time in a room of up till 50 m2

We recommend that each floor puts in measures that guarantee that in common work rooms (cell culture-80 rooms, etc.) distance and number of people are according to the above rule.

Each work group puts in measures that guarantee, that in their labs, offices and writing space areas distances and number of people are according to the above rule.

For the social rooms and offices CECAD recommends to keep the rule of maximum one person at the time, for the bigger social room maximum 2 people at the time.

We strongly advice to put a plan in place for regular disinfection of surfaces of laboratory equipment, tables, lab benches, desks as well as door handles. Also aim for regular airing of social rooms, offices and labs where possible.

  • If you have any sign of a cold, fever, chills, cough, running nose, headache, flu-like symptoms you need to stay at home immediately and inform your PI/responsible person.
  • Work can only be resumed 48 hours after you are free of symptoms.
  • As before, if you were in contact with a person that is/was infected with SARS-CoV-2 have to stay at home for 14 days (in quarantine). 

In case of a potential infection or an infection you have to inform your PI as well as the CECAD leadership. Each case will of course be treated confidential.  They can also advise who to contact etc.

  • Do home office where ever possible, only come to the lab/building when absolutely required to do practical work.
  • Lab meetings, seminars, journal clubs etc. should continue via videoconferencing.
  • Put measures in place to prevent infection (e.g. see www.infektionsschutz).
  • No external visitors allowed at all unless permission has been granted by CECAD Leadership.
  • No meetings, travel outside of Germany until at least September, if nevertheless required, inform your PI and us, and you will need to be tested.