Laboratory Safety

laboratory safety

Learn about our lab safety efforts regarding Biosafety, Chemical Safety, Field Safety, Laser and Radiation Safety.

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Learn about biosafety levels on campus. 

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Chemical Hygiene

Learn about guidance and expectations for safely using and managing hazardous chemicals within research and teaching laboratories at SJSU

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Chemical Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Chemical Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) describe how your lab will safely handle a hazardous chemical, including any special handling procedures, engineering controls, and personal protective equipment.

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Chemical Procurement & Inventory

To request a new research chemical, complete and submit the New Chemical Request Form.

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Field Safety

Learn about basic guidelines for safe field research. 

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Radiation & Laser Safety

Learn about guidance and expectations for safely using radioactive materials, radiation producing devices, and lasers.