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Clark’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety works with the physical sciences (chemistry, biochemistry, biology, and physics) and other University departments to obtain a safe working environment for students, faculty, and administrative staff by conducting ongoing safety and environmental training, providing environmental and safety resource materials, and providing safety and environmental equipment for all laboratory and hazardous work applications.

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Emergency Response

Anyone might encounter an emergency in the course of their normal duties, so it’s important to be prepared.

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Hazardous Waste

Each laboratory is responsible for complying with hazardous waste regulations and for following University procedures regarding chemical purchase, inventory, storage, handling, waste collection, segregation, and labeling.

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Science Laboratory Safety

From training and testing to the use of personal protective equipment, there are a number of ways to prevent injuries and illnesses caused by exposure to hazardous substances or conditions.

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Visual and Performing Arts Safety

The following information is provided to all Visual and Performing Arts faculty, administrative staff, and students to ensure a safe working environment.

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Materials Labeling and Signage

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If you find information presented anywhere on our website that you believe to be in error, please contact the Chemical Safety Officer Frank Abell 1-508-793-7280 so he can make appropriate changes. Please include the URL of the page containing the error in any correspondence.

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Contact Information

Environmental Health and Safety

Office Location
  • Arthur M. Sackler Sciences Center
    Room S108
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610

  • 1-508-793-7280
  • 1-508-793-7117 Fax
  • fabell[at]clarku[dot]edu