Laboratory Safety

Laboratory Safety includes chemical, biological, radiological and physical hazards while working in the laboratory or field research. Various committees oversee portions of laboratory safety. Federal and State regulations require specific committees focused on certain hazards in some instances.

Laboratory Safety Plan

All laboratories are required to complete a Laboratory Safety Plan in the electronic research administration software (InfoEd). For information and instructions, please use this guide.

Laboratory Safety Committee

The Laboratory Safety Committee oversees general laboratory safety on campus.

Related Committees

  • Institutional Biosafety: Recombinant DNA, biohazardous material including bacteria, virus to animals and plants and human blood/tissue
  • Radiation Safety: Radioactive material use and X-Ray machines
  • Laser Safety: Oversees safe use of laser equipment in research

Laboratory Safety Contacts