Laboratory Safety

Laboratory Safety News and Notices

Research Safety Notices and Reminders

To aid our research community in quickly referencing changes in safety policies and procedures, EHS will begin collecting and posting pertinent safety policy notices and reminders that apply to research settings and/or personnel at this web location.  The list will include some of the major policies as well as some minor policies that are broad in scope, but it is not all-inclusive.  If you are looking for a specific notice that you cannot find, please contact us.


April 15, 2015 - Indiana University Waste Management Program (This program includes the revised IU Bloomington Waste Management Guide.)
August 7, 2015 - Indiana University Lab Safety Policy (This policy revises the original University Lab Safety Policy.)
November, 2015 - Indiana University Mercury Reduction and Elimination Program (This program replaces the August, 2010 program.)
December 1, 2015 - Indiana University Water Damage Restoration Program - (This program includes revised Water Damage Restoration Guidelines


January 12, 2013 -  Indiana University Food & Drink Policy for All Laboratory Areas
March 22, 2013 - Water Damage Restoration Guidelines


May 4, 2012 - Unknown Chemical Chargeback Program


August 2, 2010 - Mercury Reduction/Elimination Program


March 28, 2006 - Visitors Access to Laboratories Policy


August 4, 2004 - Minors in Hazardous Work Areas Policy (revised 2011)