Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)

Lab Clearance

All laboratories (chemical, biological, and radiological) must be cleared by Environmental Health and Safety prior to being remodeled, renovated, or cleaned. Housekeeping and/ or Facilities will not commence without a written safety clearance.

 

If laboratories were used to store or process radioactive material, the Radiation Safety Division will perform wipe tests.

 

BEFORE SUBMITTING A LAB CLEARANCE REQUEST, PLEASE READ THE REQUIREMENTS BELOW:

  • Make sure all Chemical, Biological, and Radiological elements (unwanted chemicals, radioactive waste, bio boxes) have been removed from the Lab.
    • Chemical Waste Pickup     Radioactive Waste Pickup
  • Make sure all intended equipment has been cleared and that storage locations have been secured (if applicable.)

    • Equipment Clearance
  • Make sure all drawers and cabinets have been emptied.

  • The Laboratory must be completely emptied before Environmental Health and Safety will clear it.

If all requirements have been met, please proceed to the next page.

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