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Links for Chemistry & Biochemistry Students


Environmental Health & Safety Department
Phone: 740-593-1666

Safety Data Sheets


American Chemical Society

Overnight Reaction Form [PDF]

Emergency Contact Information

  • Athens Fire & Police Departments/Ambulance — 911
  • Ohio University Police Department (24 hours) — 740-593-1911
  • Ohio University Risk Management & Safety — 740-593-1666
  • O'Bleness Hospital — 740-593-5551
  • Ohio University Campus Care, Hudson Health Center — 740-593-1660
  • Poison Control Center (Ohio) — 1-800-222-1222
  • Radiation Safety Office — 740-597-2950
  • Facilities Management — 740-593-2911

Injury/Incident Reports

Reports have to be submitted within 24 hours to Risk Management & Safety, the departmental office, and the chemical hygiene officer. The forms that should be used when preparing the report can be found at the following websites:

a) Incident report for employees [PDF]

b) Incident report for Non-employees [PDF] (e.g. students in laboratory classes)

Ohio EPA


Ohio Hazardous Waste Disposal Regulations


Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Toxic and Hazardous Substances

Campus Safety, Health & Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA)

The Laboratory Safety Institute

Contact Information

Dr. Klaus Himmeldirk