Department of Chemistry Safety Committee

The Department of Chemistry Safety Committee includes Faculty as well as Georgetown Environmental Health & Safety. This committee provides guidance and administrative oversight of environmental health and safety issues associated with research activities.  Through consideration of laboratory safety issues provided by the Joint Safety Team and researchers throughout campus, the Committee develops policies to reduce risks that are associated with laboratory

Committee Issues

  • Toxicological and Physical Hazards and control methods
  • Laboratory closeout
  • Laboratory safety training
  • Hazardous materials procurement and inventory
  • Laboratory safety assessments Coming soon.

Major Regulatory Drivers


  • Number of Faculty Members: 5
  • Number of EH&S personnel: 1
  • Meeting Frequency: Twice each Fall and Spring Semester