"A CLEAN AND ORGANIZED LAB IS A SIGN OF PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH" - OSU LABORATORY SAFETY TRAINING COURSE

Chemical Change Procedure

If you are 1) bringing new chemicals into ATAMI, i.e., chemicals not already listed in your inventory, or 2) increasing the amount in your inventory, follow this sequence of actions:

  1. Complete a Chemical Change Notification Form (*.docx for download) for the new chemicals.  A copy of this form is also located in your SDS folder on BOX.

  2. Obtain electronic copies of the new chemical SDSs.

  3. Submit the Chemical Change Notification Form and SDSs via email to:

  1. Save the electronic SDS in your lab’s SDS folder on BOX.

  2. Print out paper copies of the SDS's and add them to your lab’s SDS binder.

  3. EHS will reply if specific restrictions or instructions on handling or disposal are necessary.

  4. Update the chemicals to your OSU Online Chemical Inventory upon receipt of new chemicals or signficant change in existing chemicals.

SDS Links

Links to SDS databases for ATAMI tenants and users.  

Process Specific Hazard Assessments

ATAMI and OSU EHS will provide consultation and recommendations for safety systems and procedures of any significant new processes implemented within the ATAMI building.   Contact [email protected] for support.

Chemical Hazardous Waste Pickup weeks

  • July 25 - 29
  • October 3 - 7
  • December 12 - 16

ATAMI/OSU Safety Links and References

OSU Environmental Health and Safety

ATAMI Emergency Operations Plan

OSU Guideline Documents

Hazardous Waste Labeling Empty Container Disposal Guideline and Decision Tree
OSU Wastewater Disposal Guideline Guidelines for solvent wipes and oily rags
Chemical Storage Guidelines Chemical Container Labeling

ATAMI Alarm and Evacuation Guidelines and Videos (coming soon)

Evacuation Map             Fire Extinguisher Map

When you pull an alarm - fire and chemical spill

Fire alarm video - this is what it sounds like.

All clear video

Laser and x-ray Safety

Laser Safety Facts

OSU EHS Laser Safety

X-ray Machines | Environmental Health and Safety | Oregon State University

Miscellaneous Safety Links and References

OSHA Safety Bulletin - HAZARDS OF NITROGEN ASPHYXIATION

Code of Federal Regulations - 261.7 Residues of hazardous waste in in emply containers.