chemicals

Safe & Sound

HAZARD COMMUNICATIONS Chemicals used in campus office and research operations alike pose a wide range of health hazards (such as irritation, sensitization and carcinogenicity) and physical hazards (such as flammability, corrosion and reactivity).  At the University of Utah, it is the responsibility of each supervisor to ensure that chemicals in their areas are properly labeled […]


Safe & Sound

LABORATORY CLOSEOUT REQUIREMENTS Legacy items left in laboratories, such as chemicals or equipment, can increase costs while delaying new occupant remodeling projects and startup operations.  To forestall such situations investigators vacating University of Utah facilities or relocating within the U system are responsible for leaving laboratories in a state suitable for re-occupancy or renovation. The […]


Safe & Sound

CHEMICAL SAFETY Chemicals used in both campus offices and research operations pose a wide range of health hazards (such as irritation, sensitization and carcinogenicity) and physical hazards (such as flammability, corrosion and reactivity). OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is designed to ensure that information about these hazards and associated protective measures is disseminated. At the […]