Equipment

There may be many different types of safety equipment in laboratories at Boston University.  The laboratory supervisor/Principal investigator (PI) should ensure that laboratory workers are familiar with the location and proper operation of safety equipment available to the laboratory.  A few of the more common pieces of laboratory safety equipment include:

  • Chemical Fume Hoods
  • Chemical Spill Containment Kits
  • Eye Wash Station
  • Fire Extinguishers and Blankets
  • Safety Shower