Safety Resources

The following chemical safety documents are available in Adobe PDF format to members of the HMC Community.

Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

The Chemical Hygiene Plan (PDF) is required where hazardous chemicals are used in the workplace, pursuant to the California Code of Regulations (CCR) Title 8, Section 5191 and enforced by the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal-OSHA).  The CHP contains provisions for protecting employees from health hazards associated with chemicals.

Safe Laboratory Practices

The larger, more comprehensive document Safe Laboratory Practices in Chemistry (PDF) is also available, which lists detailed information for the safe use, storage, and disposal of common chemical reagents.