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Laboratory Safety

Concerns about laboratory safety should be addressed to:
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
500 West 120th Street
Tel: 212-854-8749

Or contact these safety officers:

Paul Rubock Director of Biological Safety (212) 305-6780
George Hamawy Radiation Safety Officer, Research Applications (212) 854-6532
Lauren Kelly Hazardous Materials Program Manager (212) 305-6780

Manuals on laboratory safety:

If you have questions, contact our Environmental Health and Safety Office at the address above.

Information on chemical safety:

  • Laboratory Chemical Safety Summaries from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute lists commonly-used chemicals, hazards associated with their use, what to do in case of accidents involving these chemicals, and how to dispose of them.
  • EPA Chemical Substances Fact Sheets gives more detailed information on a wider variety of chemicals.