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Lab Safety

Protecting the health and safety of every person on the Texas A&M University-Texarkana campus is of paramount importance, and it is a continuous work in progress.

The A&M-Texarkana Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) constitutes written standard operating procedures designed to ensure laboratory operations are carried out in a manner that protects all persons from harmful exposures associated with hazardous chemicals, as well as complying with state and federal regulations and the Texas A&M University System Laboratory Standard.

ALL injuries shall be reported to laboratory management and Environmental, Health & Safety personnel.

For questions please contact the Laboratory Hygiene Officer at 903-334-6754 or 903-334-6756, or the Environmental, Health & Safety Office at ehs@tamut.edu.

Plans & Guidance Documents

Chemical Hygiene Plan

Spill Management Procedure

Hazard Communication Program (HAZCOM)

Hazardous Waste Management Program

Ventilation Control Program


Laboratory Incident Form

Student Safety Contract

Useful Links

CDC - NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Hazardous Chemicals

To look up (M)SDS information, please visit

A full chemical inventory is maintained by the respective lab coordinators.  

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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