Laboratory Safety Manual


The Princeton University Laboratory Safety Manual is a collection of resources for individuals working in research and teaching laboratories. It includes safe work procedures, chemical safety information, laboratory equipment safety information and links to other resources, both from Princeton and other organizations. It is a web-based living document, with new items being added or revisions taking place at any time. Click here to begin.

This manual supplements your Departmental Chemical Hygiene Plan. Please review your departmental plan to familiarize yourself with the laboratory safety program in your

This manual also supplements, but does not replace, Laboratory Safety Training required for all laboratory workers and the Laboratory Safety Training Guide -- the handout given during Laboratory Safety Training.

If there are new topics that you would like to see in this manual or if you would like to contribute an article, link or other information, please contact EHS at 609-258-5294.


Steve Elwood
Director for Research Safety

Stanley Howell
Sr. Program Manager
Chemical Safety