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

Office
617.496.3797


Howard Herman-Haase
Senior Chemical Safety Program Officer
617.495.2186

Did You Know?

The National Research Council's "Prudent Practices in Laboratories" includes Lab Chemical Safety Summaries that describe safe work practices for about a hundred common lab chemicals, at www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=4911&page=235.