Laboratory Safety

A person at a laboratory bench surrounded by lab equipment Amherst College follows strict laboratory safety guidelines and procedures to protect the health and safety of our employees and to prevent the spread of contamination. View our Top 10 Laboratory Safety Issues sheet to learn more about the proper use and disposal of chemical and hazardous wastes, and laboratory equipment, including sharps, such as needles, syringes and razors, goggles, gloves, clothing and footwear.

Use the following links to download the necessary forms. I f you have any questions, contact our office at (413) 542-8189 orĀ