Laboratory Safety

USU accomplishments range from experiments that fly in space to new treatments for harmful diseases to new methods of water management. To maintain this reputation of research, projects and discoveries occur on campus on a daily basis in laboratories and centers scattered around campus and beyond. Some of the substances needed for researchers to conduct their studies are hazardous or require special handling.

EHS supports these research activities by helping scientists use and dispose of these substances safely.

For further information, contact Rachel Curry.

Online Lab Safety Training

Employees (and student employees)

Students (non-employees)

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Biology Safety

Available resources for correct biological handling.

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Chemical Safety

Guidelines for the use and disposal of chemical substances.


Laser Safety

Procedures to prevent damage to the eyes or skin.

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Physical Safety

Preventative guidelines for physical hazards.


Radiological Safety

Radiation safety regulations.