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Our Department strives to maintain a safe working environment for all of our students, postdocs, staff, and faculty.

In the Department of Chemistry, we strive to encourage and develop a culture of safety that helps to ensure a safe working environment for everybody. We aim to achieve this by ensuring that all have the training, information, support, and equipment needed to work safely in the laboratory. Our strategy to achieve this includes leveraging the combined efforts of the Departmental Safety Committee, Safety Officers representing each research group, and the university’s office of Environmental Health & Safety.

For inquiries related to safety in the Department, please contact our Dabney Laboratory Manager and Safety Officer, Dr. Aleks Kymalainen.

Please also see the Safety section of the Faculty, Student & Staff Resources for more information and resources specific to our Department.