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University Environmental Health and Safety-Northwest

University Environmental Health and Safety-Northwest

Laboratory Safety

Laboratory Safety


The mission of the Laboratory Safety Program is to promote a high quality of laboratory safety practices and to ensure regulatory compliance for all uses of laboratory equipment and hazardous chemicals.

PROGRAM
Anesthetic Gas Safety Program
Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan
Controlled Substances Guidelines for Research
Laboratory Inspection Program for Institutional Biosafety Committee Approvals

Laboratory Safety and Chemical Hygiene Plan
Personal Protective Equipment Policy
     Eye and Face Protection Program
          Request for Prescription Safety Glasses
     Foot Protection Program
     Hearing Conservation Program
     Personal Protective Equipment-Job Hazard Assessment
     Respiratory Protection Program
Waste Management Program

RESOURCES
Chemical Fume Hoods
Chemical Segregation and Storage Chart
Compressed Gasses
EHS Assistant
Electrical Safety
Eyewash and Safety Showers
Hazard Analysis Laboratory Sign (HALS) Program
Mercury Reduction-Elimination Guideline
Minors in Hazardous Work Areas
MSDS/SDS
Sharps
Tornado Preparedness for Laboratories
Visitors’ Access to Laboratories

SERVICES
Administer the HALS program.
Evaluate the functionality of chemical fume hoods.
Manage hazardous chemical wastes produced in laboratory environments.
Perform hazard assessments.
Participate in laboratory audits.
Provide Laboratory Chemical Safety Plan training.
Respond to reported incidents.