Chemical Regulations: Lab versus Non Lab Areas
OSHA Lab Standard
The use of hazardous materials in laboratory areas is addressed by the OSHA Laboratory Standard "Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories." This standard mandates the preparation of a Chemical Hygiene Plan consisting of specific policies and procedures addressing the requirements of the regulation.
OSHA Hazard Communication Standard
Employees who use hazardous materials in non-laboratory settings at the university are covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard. In addition you may wish to review Carnegie Mellon's Hazard Communication written procedures.