Set up a research space for work with hazardous materials

210 Materials Management Building (MMB)

Planning to begin work with hazardous materials? Follow the steps below to set up your workplace:

1. Register your space

Contact HSE at to set up an appointment to register your worksite in the HSE module of the ARISE database. You will need the following information:

  • Hazards used in the space (e.g., chemical, biological, radiological, lasers, UV, high voltage, etc.)
  • Personnel in the space
  • Equipment in the space (lasers, scintillation counters, biological safety cabinets, autoclaves)

Depending on the work you will be doing, you may require training and additional certification; HSE will help you to get started.

2. Prepare a unit action plan/emergency response plan

3. Post hazard signage


Have questions? Ask HSE

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