Three people in a laboratory

Identify, assess and control laboratory hazards

To encourage environmentally-responsible, healthy and safe work practices on campus, EHS:

  • Provides resources to facilitate safe research
  • Consults with researchers to answer environment, health and safety related questions
  • Conducts inspections to verify safe practices

Setting up a laboratory at the university?

Follow the steps in the left-hand side navigation to register your laboratory with EHS, order signage, and apply for permits or approvals. 

Now what?

Find out how to maintain the safety of your space using this checklist or prepare to move or receive equipment with our decontamination form. Once you're ready to leave the space or to prepare for a major renovation, find out what needs to happen next.