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Laboratory Safety Resources

Sources of Technical Information Prior to Use of New Materials

     Wiley Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis (e-EROS)
     Not Voodoo (collective wisdom on reagents, hazardous materials, mistakes)
     NIH Guidelines, Office of Biotechnology Activities
     Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories Fifth Edition
     Canadian CDC, Pathogen Safety Data Sheets and Risk Assessment

Links to ChemE Safety Resources

  EHS Office: 617-452-3477
  ChemE Coordinators:
     Bill Dalzell (, 617-253-5273)
     Brian S. Smith (, 617-253-6238)
     Gerald Hughes (, 617-715-2995)
  EHS Contacts:
     Susan Leite (Safety/EMP Officer), 617-253-5246
     Carolyn Stahl (Senior Biosafety Officer), 617-253-5564

MIT Emergency Contacts

  Emergency – Campus Police/EMS:   617-253-1212   |   Dial 100 on Campus
  MIT Medical:  617-253-4481
  MIT Mental Health and Counseling:   617-253-2916
  Violence Prevention Hotline:  617-253-2300
  Dean-on-Call:   617-253-1212
  SafeRide (6pm-3am):   617-253-2997
  Emergency Repair:   617-253-4948