Chemical Hygiene Plan

The purpose of the Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) is to inform students, employees, and lab personnel of Mississippi State University’s health and safety policies.

See the Plan

Background Image Alternative Text: Lab Safety Class

Lab Safety Reviews & Certifications

EH&S will conduct annual Lab Safety Reviews of all research and academic labs on campus. These reviews are meant to assess researcher’s compliance with university, local, state, and federal regulations, and guidelines.

Our Procedures Annual Certifications

Chemical Storage

Proper chemical storage is a key component in laboratory safety. View our guidelines below.

General Guidelines Hazard Specific Rules Incompatibility Tables

Background Image Alternative Text: A lab technician pours chemicals under a fume hood

Lab Signage and Hazard Communication

Lab signage is an important part of maintaining a safe working environment. Our signs provide information to lab staff, EH&S personnel, and first responders among others. If you need a new Lab Door Sign, Emergency Plan, or other hazard communication signage, please use the links below to contact EH&S.

View Available Signs Request a Sign

Fact Sheets & Resources

Here you will find additional information and resources provided by EH&S to help you work safely and efficiently in lab.

See All Fact Sheets

Background Image Alternative Text: A student participates in Chemistry Week using demonstrations on the Drill Field

Training Information

General Lab Safety training is required annually for all laboratory personnel; this 1-hour course is designed to aid researchers in identifying hazards, understanding chemical and physical hazards, and to aid them in mitigating the inherent risks of working in a laboratory.

More Information Check Training Status