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Aspects of Chemical Safety

The chemical hygiene Plan describes the safe and proper use, handling practices, and procedures to be followed by personnel working in University laboratories necessary to protect them from potential health and physical hazards presented by chemicals used in the workplace, and to keep chemical exposures below specified limits. 

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Aspects of Biological Safety

All biological research at LSU/LSU AgCenter is to be conducted using accepted biological safety practices and in full compliance with university policies and all applicable federal rules and regulations relating to such activities.

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EHS Assistant Database Portal Page

Environmental Health Safety Assistant (EHSA) is an environmental management database that is available online to researchers and staff within the LSU community.  EHSA is user friendly and provides strong inventory and training programs with compliance features. 


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HazMat Requirements

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is responsible for management of LSU’s Hazardous Waste Program.  EHS has a long history of helping the LSU community with waste disposal.  EHS collects waste and ensures its disposal in a safe and regulatory compliant manner.

Shipment of Hazardous Materials and Dangerous Goods

Inter-Institutional Biological and Recombinant DNA Safety Committee

March Meeting IBRDSC

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Meeting Date: Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 1:30 PM

Location: Efferson Hall Room 212

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Online Safety Training

The LSU web based training package for laboratory safety works in conjunction with the EHS Assistant (environmental management database) to meet the regulatory based training requirements. The assigned training and due dates can be seen by PI’s from the main EHS Assistant Screen.  E-mail reminders are sent out on a monthly basis.