Biological Sciences Laboratory Safety Information

Student Laboratory Safety Contract

Starting the first class, students attending labs must adhere by the rules outlined in the Laboratory Safety Contract, including ensuring you are properly dressed with a long-sleeved lab coat. Please read over the rules and print the contract for your instructor. 

Student Science Laboratory Safety and Rules Contract PDF 

Electronic signature 

Hazard Communications Standard Pictograms

Pictograms are required on labels to alert users of the hazards they will be exposed to.

OSHA Quick Card


Safety Data Sheets

Safety Data Sheets (SDS) contain standardized information pertaining to a chemical’s health risks, disposal methods, exposure limits, and more. It is important to understand the risks outlined and learn how to properly handle, store, and use chemicals in the lab. Explore the SDS sheets for the chemicals pertaining to your laboratory exercises below.

OSHA Safety Data Sheets Quick Card


Universal Indicator Solution


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