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Chemical Safety

The Chemical Safety program is designed to minimize the health risk to employees, students, and the public from potential exposure to hazardous materials that are used in research laboratories. The resources here inform researchers on proper chemical handling, safety precautions, and waste disposal.

Divisional Chemical Safety Manual
Chemical Safety Video (Box)
Material Safety Data Sheets
Safety Day

Emergency: Any Kind - Any Time: Call x5000


  • The nature of the emergency
  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your location

Do not hang up until you are sure no further information is required, unless there is an immediate threat to your safety. After notifying emergency personnel, notify building occupants. Wait for the arrival of emergency personnel in a safe location.

Environment, Health and Safety Office:
x 6727

x4701 - Non-Emergency
x5000 - 24 Hour Emergency Dispatch
Facilities Management
x4717 - 24 Hour Service Center

Chemical Safety Program Contact People

Joe Drew, (626) 395-2745
Nathan Siladke, (626) 395-2430
Larry Martinez, (626) 395-2428
EHS Office, (626) 395-6727

Safety Orientation Check List