Standard Laboratory Safety Rules and Standard Operating Procedures have been developed to ensure the safety of those who work in and use SCU laboratories. In addition, a number of programs and procedures to promote safety in laboratories have also been developed. Please refer to the Laboratory Safety Rules and the following Laboratory Safety Programs.
- Laboratory Inspections
- Hazard Communication Program
- Request For Chemical Product Review Form
- Holiday/Summer Ramp Down Checklist
- Go Safe! Video
The Laboratory Safety Programs have been divided into 4 main categories:
- Chemical Safety
Hazardous materials are used in a wide variety of operations and activities here at SCU. Our Chemical Safety Program provides information on the best practices for the proper use, handling, and storage of these materials.
The purpose of Biosafety is to protect from health hazards associated with exposure to infectious agents.
Several resources of information are available to help educate the campus community about these possible safety risks. Please take the time to review the documents below that might pertain to your area.
- Lab & Shop Equipment
General Lab and Shop Equipment encompasses the recognition, evaluation, and control of all hazards associated with working in a lab and shop environment.
- Radiation Safety
Use of radioactive materials at SCU requires approval by the SCU Radiation Safety Officer.