Laboratory Safety

Detailed information on Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) issues for members of BE and its associated centers, including CEHS, BPEC, and SBC, can be found on the BE Safety Website. The site includes important documents and forms including the BE Chemical Hygiene Plan, training information, and other useful information for conducting research safely in BE laboratories.

Questions regarding EHS issues can be directed to the EHS coordinator for BE, Matthew Machtinger (617-324-8161,, 56-341D).

For emergency assistance in the event of a fire, serious injury, major chemical spill or urgent police matter, call extension 100 (campus phone) or 617-253-1212.