Safe Chemical Work Practices

Safe Chemical Work Practices

We help researchers identify hazards and reduce risks associated with lab chemical use and handling, storage, and disposal.

Use our guidance to learn about working safely with chemicals in labs (including administrative requirements and responsibilities) and general safety precautions. Labs can use our templates to develop site-specific policies and procedures.


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In addition to Safety Data Sheets (SDS) provided by manufacturers or accessible through the EH&S Safety Data Sheets tool, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has a list of databases which contain acute and chronic health effect information for hazardous chemicals at NIOSH: Chemicals: Managing Chemical Safety in the Workplace.