Laboratory Inspections

Rice University Environmental Health and Safety Department conducts regularly scheduled laboratory inspection for compliance on all federal, state, local, and university policies and regulations. It is the responsibility of the Principle Investigator to ensure continued adherence to all applicable regulations and generally acceptable lab practices. Any finding identified during the inspection or noticed throughout the year will be address in a timely manner. 

Resources

Environmental Health and Safety Annual Inspection Checklist

Environmental Health and Safety Annual Biosafety Inspection Checklist

Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Management of Chemical Hazards

EHS Inspection System

EHS uses the lab management software Bioraft to perform and manage laboratory inspections. You can view inspections and respond to findings. at https://rice.bioraft.com/