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?

In addition to Safety Data Sheets provided by manufacturers or accessible on the EH&S website, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health has a list of databases which contain acute and chronic health effect information for hazardous chemicals at