Laboratory Safety

With very few exceptions, we all need safety training. Initial and ongoing training needs to be completed and documented on a regular basis. This information has been compiled to assist you in complying with the University of Minnesota's safety training requirements.

  • The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (DEHS) has various in-person, online and video training available at
  • Various training tapes are available for checkout from the USDA group in the department; check with Mike Dolan at or 625-9245 for availability.
  • View the Dept of Soil, Water, & Climate Laboratory Safety Plan (.pdf).