General Lab Safety

General Lab Safety

EH&S promotes safe work practices in laboratories that cross multiple regulatory frameworks, departments and functional areas. This diverse subject matter includes the design and setup of laboratories, orientation of new personnel, inventory management, personal protective equipment, multi-media/multi-program inspections, waste management, various EH&S trainings and shipping/transporting research materials.

Department Contact


Chiu-Oan Ngooi
Senior Lab Safety Program Officer

Department Update

Respiratory protection training with videos and interactive learning exercises is now available online through the EH&S Training Management System.

Did You Know?

According to OSHA, the majority of all centrifuge accidents result from user error. Use a centrifuge only after you have been trained in safe use by your supervisor or lab safety coordinator.