Safety Information

The Chemistry Department generally follows safety practices as outlined in the American Chemical Society's manual "Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories". Students in teaching and research labs must follow the laboratory safety policies of the Chemistry department which are found here.

Laboratory Safety Policies Sheet

Research Safety Policies Sheet

CSUS Information and Resources:

CSUS Environmental Health and Safety    Learner Web Safety Training

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)          (how to read an MSDS)

Federal Resources:

Occupational Safety and Health Admin. (OSHA) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Environmental Protection Agengy (EPA) Food and Drug Admin. (FDA) Government Printing Office (GPO)
Center for Disease Control Mine Safety and Health Admin. National Science Foundation
Consumer Information Center National Institute of Health Department of Transportation
Americans With Disabilities Act Information National Highway and Transportation Safety DOT Hazmat Safety

State Resources: