Chemical Safety Program
The Chemical Safety Program provides guidance on issues relating to personnel safety, chemical exposure incidents and other safety best practices.
Chemical Hygiene Plan
Guidance to minimize the risks from potential hazards associated with the use of chemicals. The plan is a companion to additional program specific standard operating procedures.
Procedures for using, transporting or storing chemicals in laboratories and areas of responsibility on campus, with focus on proper handling of chemical spills or exposures.
Chemical Spill Cleanup Procedures
University procedures regarding the safe clean up and disposal of mercury spills.
Important rules and guidelines for using a chemical fume hood.
Guidance on planning procedures for the handling, storage and disposal of chemicals.
Prudent Practices in the Laboratory
American Chemical Society’s guidelines to assist faculty and staff as they develop, enhance and access the safety education of students.
ACS Guidelines for Laboratory Safety in Academic Institutions
This inspection is to be completed by lab managers, PI’s and professors, minimally at the start of each semester to ensure the safety of their lab environment.
OSHA laboratory safety guidance regarding chemical fume hoods.
OSHA Quick Facts: Chemical Fume Hood
OSHA guidance and basic information about chemical hazards and toxic substances in the workplace.
OSHA’s Overview on Chemical Hazards and Toxic Substances
OSHA guidance concerning useful, up-to-date information on laboratory safety for workers and employers.
Chemical Hygiene Committee
For questions or information about the Chemical safety program and meetings, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or one of our committee members below.
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Environmental Health and Safety
University Fire Marshal
COS- Safety Officer
Health Professions- MLS
Education- Exercise & Nutrition