Safe Chemical Work Practices

Safe Chemical Work Practices

EH&S provides services to help researchers identify hazards and reduce risks associated with chemical use and handling, storage, and disposal in laboratories. We provide guidance on working safely with chemicals in the laboratory, including administrative requirements and responsibilites; general safety precautions; and templates for laboratories to develop site-specific policies and procedures.

Department Contact


Howard Herman-Haase
Senior Chemical Safety Program Officer

Did You Know?

Polyethylene glycol (PEG) 300 or 400 can be applied on affected skin (before flushing with water) to reduce the impact of phenol chloroform burns.