Chemical and Laboratory Safety
The health and safety of personnel (staff, students, and visitors) in a laboratory and/or non-laboratory environment in which hazardous or potentially hazardous materials or substances are used is the concern of everyone at this University. A “safety first” attitude emphasizes hazard identification and risk minimization as a part of any laboratory/chemical planning activity. Chemical Safety procedures and practices are designed to minimize potential exposure to hazardous materials.
Chemical/Laboratory safety issues effecting faculty, students and staff are coordinated and implemented through the Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Office. If you have questions about Chemical/Laboratory Safety, email Tanyi Obenson or call (323) 343-3546. We invite you to visit our office located in Administration 302 and openly discuss your ideas to enhance the overall effectiveness of this program.
- Prudent Practices in the Laboratory
- 2013 Lab Safety Training (PDF)
- Environmental Health and Safety Brochure (PDF)
- Hazwaste Bulletin (PDF)
- Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Training (PDF)
- AP 426 - Lab Safety Committee Procedures (PDF)