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Laboratory Safety

The Laboratory Safety Program is committed to achieving and maintaining a safe and healthful laboratory environment for faculty, staff, and students by providing consultation, training, customer tools, and regulatory compliance assistance for biological and chemical safety.

The mission of the Laboratory & Research Safety Department is to support and advance the instructional research and outreach programs of Auburn University by promoting a positive safety culture and helping to create safe and healthful conditions for students, employees and visitors.

We are a resource for safety policies, procedures, training and education, technical consultation, and compliance assistance for biological, radiological, and chemical safety. A few of our key services include:

  • Lab safety services
  • Hazardous chemical management
  • Research compliance support
  • Academic accreditation support for university academic units

Our program areas include Biological Safety, Chemical Safety, Lab Safety, and Radiation Safety. For additional guidance finding what you need, please get in touch with the Laboratory & Radiation Department staff.