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

When a workplace accident (or near miss) occurs, report the incident to your supervisor immediately and fill out a Harvard Accident Report. This is a way to improve safety of the operation for all. Use the process and forms found <a href="">here</a>.

Did You Know?

The University's Office of the Provost is conducting a survey on the culture of safety in laboratories Add your thoughts by October 27th.