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Chemical Safety

The Laboratory Safety Group supports the University's Chemical Safety program in support of the OSHA Laboratory Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1450.   Chemical Safety includes maintaining the University Chemical Hygiene Plan; Laboratory Safety Manual; comprehensive consultation in laboratory safety; facility design; training for safe laboratory practices and compliance with laboratory safety regulations. 

Specific programs address the following areas; use, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials; the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and lab safety programs for other units; risk assessment reviews; new Faculty onboarding; waste minimization; fume hood evaluations; and assistance with laboratory renovation plan reviews.