Laboratory Safety

The goal of the University Laboratory Safety Program is to minimize the risk of injury or illness to laboratory workers by ensuring that they have the training, information, support and equipment needed to work safely in the laboratory.

The Laboratory Safety staff provides guidance and oversight to research staff in the following areas; use, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials; the development of specific laboratory safety programs; waste minimization; fume hood evaluations; safety newsletters; and assists with plan reviews related to laboratory renovations.


Steve Elwood
Director for Research Safety

Stanley Howell
Sr. Program Manager, Chemical Safety