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Environmental Health and Safety

Chemical & Lab Safety

The University of South Carolina is committed to keeping our faculty, staff and students safe while working in our laboratories. The Chemical and Laboratory Safety Program provides support and services to establish and maintain safety and compliance in our research and teaching laboratories.


  • Hazard and risk assessment, SOP review and approval for use of high risk chemicals and processes
  • Safety training
  • Lab safety inspection
  • Chemical fume hood certification
  • Lab construction and renovation plan review
  • Code review for compliance to lab safety standards and regulations
  • Incident/accident investigation
  • Other lab safety consultation (new laboratory, lab and equipment decommissioning, minors and volunteers)
  • Development of policies, procedures and practices for safe work in the laboratory

Templates & Forms

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.