Gown and glove policy

For all students & staff using the gross Anatomy Tutorial or Dissection laboratories:

  • Students that require gowns & gloves are STRONGLY recommended to have the vaccinations 1 to 11 - See Unihealth.
  • View The Gown & Glove Quicktime Movie (17MB)
  • A protective gown or lab coat MUST be worn
  • Latex or vinyl examination gloves MUST be worn when examining wet specimens
  • Gloves MUST be disposed of in the designated receptacles
  • NO photography is allowed in the laboratories
  • Mobile phones should NOT be used during classes
  • CLOSED footwear is mandatory for the Macintosh Dissecting room and in all Anatomy & Histology teaching laboratories. Sandals & footwear with exposed skin are NOT allowed.
  • For safety reasons, failure to comply will result in expulsion from the room

Purchasing Gowns and Gloves

Gowns and gloves are available from:

Wentworth Campus Store
Level 3, Wentworth Building
8.00am - 6.30pm Mon to Fri.during Semester
8.30am - 5pm outside of Semester.
PH (02) 9563 6014


This policy is authorised by the head of the Discipline of Anatomy and Histology in conjunction with the OH&S Injury Management office, University of Sydney.

Author: Safety Officer & OHSIM