Research excellence and safety are inextricably intertwined. Safety is a core value of our institution and an integral part of the responsible conduct of research. The University expects all members of our research community to integrate safety into their research activities, to strive for excellence and to go beyond minimum compliance.

Before commencing any unsupervised research in our Center's facilities, new members are required to take a short course New Laboratory Researcher or New Laboratory Researcher for Undergraduates Training. 


 pdf  2018 Safety Training Seminar (Sharp/Hand)
UMD informal UMD Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk (ESSR)
UMD informal ESSR link: Worker's Compensation information
 msds Materials Safety Data Sheets
hazardous Hazardous Waste Presentation
 acid SOP: Hydrofluoric Acid