Lab and Office Safety

If you are experiencing an emergency of any kind, call 911 immediately!


If alarm sounds, close your office/lab door and leave using one of the Emergency Exit routes posted in your location. Do not use the elevators.

The Primary Meeting Location is the Law School courtyard behind Jefferson & Lyman. Move at least 100 feet away from the building. Secondary Meeting Location: Science Center - main lobby inside building.

Additional Emergency Contacts

Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) (617) 495-1212
Environmental Health and Safety
(Lab, radiation, and biological safety)
(617) 495-2060
University Operations Center (Facility issues) (617) 495-5560
Harvard Health and Mental Healths Urgent Care (617) 495-5711

Emergency Procedures

Safety Training and Information

Harvard Physics G1 Safety Video
Environmental Health and Safety Office
Bicycle Safety
Ergonomics
General Lab Safety Information
Lab Safety Officers (under construction)
Lab Waste Management
Online Lab Safety Training Guide
Prescription Safety Glasses Form
Safety Glasses: 2019 Schedule for Fitting


Safety on Campus