Lab Safety

Baylor University EHS works with researchers and instructors to ensure that laboratories are safe and comply with federal and state regulations. Categories of laboratory safety include:

Biosafety – provides general surveillance over teaching and research which involves biohazardous agents as well as research that utilizes recombinant nucleic acid in cells including plants, arthropods, and animals.

Chemical Safety – Information on chemical storage, certain special chemical categories, and waste materials.

Laboratory Safety – General information applicable to the majority of labs in the department.

Radiation Safety – Information on ionizing radiation, such as radioactive isotopes and radiation generating machines.

NOTE: If you are a new faculty member, please email for assistance with your initial lab set-up.