Lab Safety

The Science and Technology building provides a modern instructional facility for mathematics, lab sciences, and technology. Throughout the building are classrooms and labs of various sizes and configurations that allow for research and hands on experience.

For the safety of the LU community, lab safety training is required by all users. CITI program provides lab safety training for Lamar University affiliates.

 Important Lab Safety Rules

  1. Know locations of laboratory eye wash stations and fire extinguishers.
  2. Know emergency exit routes
  3. Avoid skin and eye contact with all chemicals
  4. Minimize all chemical exposures.
  5. No horse play.
  6. No eating or drinking in the lab.
  7. Do not taste or sniff chemicals.
  8. Dispose of lab waste properly.
  9. Dress for the lab.
  10. Know what to do with lab accidents.

CITI Lab Training

The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) is the leading provider of research ethics, compliance, and professional development education. The online Laboratory Chemical Safety Course through CITI is required for all lab users.

Complete Your CITI Lab Safety Training