Safety

Emergency Contacts
Emergencies - fire, police, & medical 911
Emergencies - chemical, biological, & radiation 785 3555
Building Emergencies (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) 432 3916
432 6888
Chemistry Safety Advisor 785-3550

Safety Contacts
Yale Walking Escorts 432 9255
Yale Nighttime Safe Rides 432 6330
Yale Environmental Health & Safety (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) 785 3550
Yale Police (non-emergencies) 432 4400
Yale Security 785 5555
New Haven Police 946 6316
Yale Health 432 0123

Useful Links
Chemistry Joint Safety Team To help improve the culture of safety in chemical laboratories, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows within the Department of Chemistry gathered to form the Joint Safety Team (JST), whose purpose is to promote a practical and substantive safety culture and to equip students and researchers with the skills to safely work in a range of laboratory settings at Yale and beyond.

Safety Training Chemical Safety in the Laboratory is an online safety training course. This course must be completed by all graduate students, postdoctorals, technicians, and research associates before initiating laboratory work.

Biosafety Training This training covers work practices, safety equipment and facility requirements used to work safely at Biosafety Levels 1 and 2.

Radiation Safety Training A mandatory two part training course is required for personnel working with radioactive material or frequenting an area where radioactive materials are stored or used.

Hazardous Waste Handling Recommended for personel working with chemicals and generating chemical waste.

Waste Management
Chemical waste pick-up request
Biological waste pick-up request & supplies
Radioactive waste pick-up request & supplies
Universal waste (used electronics are defined as any item that contains a circuit board that can store or transmit data or is used for entertainment)

Hazardous Materials Shipping
MSDS Information & Links
Chemistry Department Safety Manual (coming soon!)
University's Chemical Hygiene Plan
Proper handling of Chemical Hazardous Waste
Biological Safety Manual
Radiation Safety Manual
Laser Safety Manual

Yale Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)