Lab Safety Resources

Sources of Technical Information Prior to Use of New Materials

Chemical

EHS: http://web.ehs.mit.edu

Wiley Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis (e-EROS)

Not Voodoo (collective wisdom on reagents, hazardous materials, mistakes)

Biological

EHS: http://web.ehs.mit.edu

NIH Guidelines, Office of Biotechnology Activities

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories Fifth Edition

Canadian CDC, Pathogen Safety Data Sheets and Risk Assessment

Safety Coordinators

EHS Office: 617-452-3477

ChemE Coordinators:  

Brian S. Smith (bssmith@mit.edu, 617-253-6238)

Gerald Hughes (ghughes@mit.edu, 617-715-2995)

EHS Contacts:

Susan Leite (Safety/EMP Officer) smleite@mit.edu, 617-253-5246

Carolyn Stahl (Senior Biosafety Officer)  csstahl@mit.edu, 617-253-5564

MIT Emergency Contacts

Emergency – Campus Police/EMS:   617-253-1212   |   Dial 100 on Campus

MIT Medical:  617-253-4481

MIT Mental Health and Counseling:   617-253-2916

Violence Prevention Hotline:  617-253-2300

Dean-on-Call:   617-253-1212

SafeRide (6pm-3am):   617-253-2997

Emergency Repair:   617-253-4948