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    In the News:
    An assault in a Chemistry lab in Ottawa occurred over the Labour Day Weekend - Please make sure you enter the building safely after hours, inform Security of your presence and lock the door behind you!

    A fire occurred in a lab in Ohio State University - hexane was the solvent involved - as it was in our last lab fire. Be aware - this could happen to you! Please work safely and follow proper handling/storage/waste procedures.

    If you have any of the following, you must fill out a Designated Substance Report (DSR) which will be approved by the JHSC and a copy held in the main Chemistry & Chemical Biology office:

    The Following is a List of Designated Substances:

      Click on the following link for a down-loadable version of the generic Designated Substance Report (DSR)

      Job Hazard Assessments

      Every job on campus must have a JHA associated with it.  If you are having difficulty filling this out or are unsure of how to go about it, read the updated Hazard Evaluation Guidelines.

      Example Job Hazard Assessments (JHA's)

      Disclaimer:

      Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy, currency and completeness of the information, the Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology does not guarantee, warrant, represent or undertake that the information provided is correct, accurate or current. The Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology is not liable for any loss, claim, or demand arising directly or indirectly from any use or reliance upon the information.