Laboratory Safety

The Laboratory Safety division of the Environmental Health and Safety Department is responsible for the compliance of state and federal codes in the areas of biological, chemical, laser, and radiation safety as well as waste disposal. This EH&S team coordinates laboratory safety inspections of all laboratories on campus as well as provides general laboratory, biosafety, blood borne pathogens, radiation and laser safety training. In addition, the EHS team reviews plans for new and remodeled laboratory construction projects with Facilities Engineering and Planning, to ensure Rice University facilities continue to be a safe place to work, and study.