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Lab Safety

Emergency contact information

If a serious accident/illness happens in the lab:

  • Call 9-911 from the lab phone, or 911 on your cell phone.
  • Once the patient has been taken care of, call EH&S at 5-9999 immediately to report the accident.
  • Contact your PI and  administrator.

If there's a chemical spill or another hazardous situation:

  • Call 5-999 IMMEDIATELY; Environmental Health and Safety Staff will instruct you on how to clean up the spill.
  • Inform your administrator as soon as possible after the accident.

General safety

Stanford Environmental Health and Safety provides continually updated health and safety information in the following areas:

  • Laboratory safety
  • Accident/emergency reporting
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Earthquake safety
  • Fire safety
  • Weather emergencies
  • Ergonomics/office safety
  • Contact Information