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?

Keeping processes and equipment at least six inches behind the sash and avoiding clutter around the sash opening and rear baffles enables a chemical fume hood's exhaust system to effectively contain vapors and fumes within the hood.