Lab Safety

Creighton Links

Research and Compliance Services

Risk Management for the HR-24 Incident Report form


Lab Safety Training

Is now available online.

Modules and more information available here.

Waste disposal guide

With over 150 teaching and research labs, as well as other areas such as fine arts studios and operational activities, at Creighton University, a variety of waste is generated each day. This guide is intended to help Creighton personnel determine how best to handle waste generated in their spaces across campus.

Creighton University Waste Disposal Guide

Safety in the laboratory

We have collected tips for safer procedures in the labs.  Click on a link below to learn more about the various items. 

 Autoclave Safety 

 Regulatory Requirements for infectious waste

 Centrifuge Safety

IATA Shipping Rules

 Compressed Gas Safety 

Liquid Nitrogen safety

 Are you up to speed with training?      

 Latex Glove issues

 Emergency Door Placards

 Plan ahead when purchasing chemicals

 Peroxide-forming chemicals

 Hazardous waste information

 Flammable Material Storage

Waste disposal

 Glove selection

 Lab Safety Training FAQ

 Storing Chemicals in Fume Hoods

Eyewash Inspections

Flammability of ethanol-water mixtures (external link)


Additionally, we have collected some of the forms that your lab might need here.


Information on sharps disposal

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL), 5th edition