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Chemical Safety at UW-Madison

  • Office of Chemical Safety
    The UW-Madison Chemical Safety Office, working in conjunction with the campus Chemical Safety Committee, establishes policies and procedures for the safe acquisition, use, storage and disposal of chemicals on campus.
    The Chemical Safety Office also advises campus chemical users on best practices and helps the university community comply with federal, state, and local chemical and environmental safety laws.
  • UW Laboratory Safety Guide
    This completely online guide is geared toward promoting safe use and disposal of hazardous materials as well as general safety and regulatory awareness.
  • UW Chemical Hygiene Plan and Compliance Guide
    This document outlines roles and responsibilities for key personnel, contains policies and practices applicable to the entire campus, and provides an overview of the various regulations applicable to operations in a campus laboratory. It also provides information on other regulations such as fire codes, hazardous waste regulations, chemical shipping requirements and other requirements pertaining to the use of hazardous chemicals in the laboratory.
  • UW Office of Radiation Safety
    Training courses available 2013
  • MLOBase: Laser Damage Test Database
    Available only in the Chemistry Library


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