Lab / Research Safety Officer Responsibilities

Laboratory/Research Safety Officers are responsible to:

  • monitor procurement, use, and disposal of chemicals used in the lab.
  • ensure that appropriate self-inspections are maintained.
  • provide input to PI's/Supervisors on developing precautions and adequate facilities.
  • know the current legal requirements concerning regulated substances, as provided through EHS resources.
  • seek ways to improve the chemical hygiene program.


  • Laboratory Hazard Communication Training
  • University Park Laboratory Safety (Initial)
  • Laboratory Safety (Refresher)