Lab Safety

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Research Services

Risk Management for the HR-24 Incident Report form


Lab Safety Training

Is now available online.

Modules and more information available here.

Online chemical inventory system

Creighton University is utilizing the University of New Hampshire's Chemical Environmental Management System for chemical inventory management in the laboratories. More information can be found on the Chemical Inventory page.

Waste disposal guide

With over 150 teaching and research labs, as well as other areas such as fine arts studios and operational activities, at Creighton University, a variety of waste is generated each day. This guide is intended to help Creighton personnel determine how best to handle waste generated in their spaces across campus.

Creighton University Waste Disposal Guide

Lab audits

Lab audits are conducted on a regular basis. Each lab is encouraged to perform an annual self-audit to help keep labs safe and compliant. The questions used in the audit can be found in the Creighton Lab Inspection Template form.

New Hazardous Waste Labels Available

The new hazardous waste labels are available below, along with an instruction sheet for your use.

Safety in the laboratory

We have collected tips for safer procedures in the labs.  Click on a link below to learn more about the various items. 

Autoclave Safety 

Regulatory Requirements for infectious waste

Centrifuge Safety

IATA Shipping Rules

Compressed Gas Safety 

Liquid Nitrogen safety

Sharps Safety (pdf)

Eyewash Inspections

Emergency Door Placards

Working Safely in your Biosafety Cabinet (from NuAire)

Peroxide-forming chemicals

Hazardous waste information

Flammable Material Storage

Flammability of ethanol-water mixtures (external link)

Storing Chemicals in Fume Hoods

Lab Safety Training FAQ