Each laboratory environment poses a unique set of hazards, including, biological, chemical, physical and radiological hazards. The laboratory environment is highly complex and requires support and guidance information to promote safe work practices and compliance.
Exposures, Accidents, and Emergencies
Laboratory & Equipment Decommissioning
- Lab Vacancy or Relocation Guide
- Lab Vacancy or Relocation Notification Form
- Laboratory Clearance Form
- Equipment Clearance Form
Laboratory Safety Equipment
Laboratory Personal Protective Equipment
Minors in Laboratories
- Before a minor can work in a laboratory, information must be submitted to Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (EHRS), Risk Management, and Human Resources for review at 60 days prior to working in the lab. Please review our Minors in a Lab Fact Sheet for the approval process.
Visitors & Volunteers in Laboratories
Working Alone in Laboratories
Audits & Inspections
The Biological Safety Program provides guidance for faculty, staff, and students who work with biological agents to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
The Chemical Hygiene Program describes the proper practices, procedures, equipment, and facilities that function together to help ensure individuals are protected from the effects of hazardous chemicals in their work area.
EHRS offers a wide variety of training courses to increase your knowledge, improve your ability to recognize and mitigate risk, and help maintain a safe work environment.