The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Environmental Health & Safety

Laboratory Safety

Lab Inspection Guide
Chemical Inventory Guidelines and Information
Examples of Incompatible Chemicals
OSHA 3110 Access to Medical and Exposure Records
OSHA Chemical Fume Hood Safety
Prudent Practices in the Laboratory "The National Academies Press" ( Free download )
Transporting Chemicals Safetly on Campus
Lab Safety Manual *New September 2015*
Laboratory Door Placard *Updated March 2016*

Lab Safety Forms and Templates

Laboratory Safety Agreement Form
Laboratory Hazard Assessment Form
Machine Guarding Inspection Checklist
PPE Training Certification
Spill Response Plan Template (coming soon)
Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Template
Laboratory Door Placard Template


The Chemical Reactivity Worksheet - Chemical Reactivity Worksheet (CRW), provided by National Ocean Service, NOAA. (CRW) is a free program you can use to find out about the reactivity of substances or mixtures of substances (reactivity is the tendency of substances to undergo chemical change).

Lab Checkout is conducted by an EHS Office representative prior to an employee's exit from the university. The UT Release of Final Paycheck form is provided by Human Resources and is required at the time of lab checkout.

Laboratory Safety a general overview of safe work practice requirements in the laboratory.




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