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UCLA Home / Campus Safety / Environment, Health & Safety / Laboratory Safety

The EH&S Laboratory Safety Program exists to keep campus labs safe and secure. Integral to this are safety culture, training, accountability and oversight, and inventory and recordkeeping. This page contains information and resources for all lab personnel. Use the following links to find what you need.

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Lab Management
Lab Management Resources to aid in setting up a new lab and understanding duties and responsibilities of the PI, lab workers and other University entities.
Chemical Safety
Chemical Safety Resources for developing a chemical inventory and maintaining chemical safety equipment (e.g. PPE, fume hoods, safety showers).
Controlled Substances
Controlled Substances Policies, procedures and definitions associated with the use of controlled substances for research purposes.
Documents & Forms
Documents & Forms

Identify and track safety training, inspection and compliance requirements.

Guides & Tools
Guides & Tools LHAT, safety plans, toolkits and web applications to maintain and safe and compliant lab.
 
References
References Review UC systemwide and UCLA-specific policies and guidelines that impact laboratory safety practices.
 
 
 
Chemical Hygiene Plan 
The Chemical Hygiene Plan is required by the OSHA Laboratory Standard for all laboratories working with chemicals. A January 2014 version is now available.
 
PPE Distribution Event 
All UCLA students and staff designated as lab personnel in the LHAT can participate to receive free PPE.
UC Policies on Laboratory Safety 
Instructions and guidance regarding two UC policies impacting lab safety training and minors in labs and shops.