Our office is located in Lewis Hall, Room 133
Contact us by phone at University Extension 2646 or 4131
University phones begin with (361) 593 when calling from non-campus phones
The EHS Office has prepared a Laboratory Safety Manual which lists guidelines and procedures which are to be followed while conducting laboratory operations involving hazardous materials.
This manual will be updated frequently, so please review this page often for the latest changes.
Lab Supervisors are required to inspect their own labs on a monthly basis using this Checklist
Laboratory Safety Requirements
- All Labs are to follow the Laboratory Safety Requirements set forth by the Department of Risk Management.
- Each Lab is required to have "Emergency Contact Information" posted inside or on the door. Here is a simple template to follow.
- The following links are Student Acknowledgement Forms and Standard Operating Procedures Form.
Material Safety Data SheetsMSDS are an important part of Laboratory Safety. They are information resources that describe the hazards and safe procedures that coorispond to each individual chemical or substance. Knowing the risks before working in the labs can help keep a safe working environment for everyone.
This page was last updated on: April 05, 2011