Department Laboratory and Safety Shop Guidelines
To ensure safe practices in our laboratories, the Department has adopted the guidelines in the document below. The guidelines are strictly enforced and students must understand and agree to the information in the document prior to undertaking work in any instructional or research laboratory.
Environmental Health and Safety
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety conducts annual inspections of instructional and research laboratories. A fillable PDF form of the Laboratory Safety Checklist can be found below.
In addition, all chemical users are required to participate in the Chemical Inventory Program. The inventory must be reviewed and updated annually. The department utilizes a shared spreadsheet in Google Sheets (Google Drive) to track chemical inventory. A link to the shared spreadsheet can be found below.
Laboratory Safety Training
University System of Georgia (USG) Training
The following training resources are provided by the University System of Georgia:
Building a Better U Training
To access Building a Better U:
- Log in to MyGeorgiaSouthern
- Under Training select eLearning System (Building a Better U)
- Search for Content
The following training resources are provided by Building a Better U. Please remember, to use the links below you must be logged into MyGeorgiaSouthern and Building a Better U beforehand (see instructions above).
- Workplace Safety Orientation
- Personal Protective Equipment (HAZWOPER)
- Fire and Explosion Hazards (HAZWOPER)
- Hazard Communication (HAZWOPER)
Last updated: 7/12/2019