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?

The National Library of Medicine’s open access PubChem database now offers Laboratory Chemical Safety Summaries (LCSSs) that pull together relevant safety information from multiple sources for individual chemicals.