Chemical Safety and Risk Assessments

General Chemical Safety

Physical health hazards of chemicals, routes of entry, and chemical exposures are all discussed at length in the Hazard Communication-Chemical Safety section of this site. 

For more specific chemical handling, storage, and waste considerations, please visit the Chemical Safety page located in the Laboratory & Research Safety section.   

Risk Assessments

There are a variety of methods for conducting risk assessments. For assistance in conducting a risk assessment for your laboratory, please contact EHS


Stanley Howell
Sr. Program Manager - Chemical Safety

Steve Elwood
Associate Director