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Chemical Safety

UW Safety Office

Offers a broad array of regulatory guidance and sound practical assistance concerning the safe use of hazardous chemicals in laboratory and non laboratory settings. This program encompasses the Chemical Hygiene Program for laboratories, the Hazard Communication program for non laboratory use of chemicals, chemical storage compatibility guidelines, chemical inventories, laboratory hood and emergency shower testing, inspections of chemical use areas, and fire extinguisher training.

The Chemical Safety Specialist / Chemical Hygiene Officer is John Benedik.

Chemical Safety Programs

 Chemical Safety Related Pages

Experimenting With Danger:

U.S. Chemical Safety Board video on hazards associated with chemical laboratories

Contact Us

UW Safety Office

Hill Hall 654

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3277

Fax: (307) 766-4040


RMMC Building

Phone: (307) 766-3696

Fax: (307) 766-3699


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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