Lab Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Lab Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Using appropriate PPE in research, teaching, and conservation labs minimizes injury and illness risks and meets all regulatory requirements. Principal investigators or their designees must make sure PPE needs are regularly assessed, all required PPE is readily available to researchers, and all PPE is properly used.

EH&S helps schools and labs implement Harvard's lab personal protective equipment (PPE) policy.


Did You Know?

September is National Preparedness Month. Do you know where to find the emergency procedures (with specific emergency contacts) posted in your lab and what you would do if immediate action is needed? An online version of the general Emergency Response Guide for your campus is also available through the Emergency Guidance Program.