The OSHA Lab standard applies to all employees working with hazardous chemicals in the laboratory, our Chemical Hygiene Plan addresses how to safely work with hazardous chemicals to prevent occupational exposure in the laboratory.


  1. OSHA Laboratory Standard - Safety and Health Topics Page and Lab Safety Fact Sheets
  2. OSHA Hazardous and Toxic Substances - Safety and Health Topics Page

Other Important Information

  1. Bloodborne Pathogens: an occupational exposure, for the purpose of this standard, means reasonably anticipated eye, mucous membranes, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of an employee’s duties.
  2. Fire Safety
  3. Fume Hoods
  4. OSHA Safety and Health Topics - Labs
  5. NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards