Lab safety at KTH
When you work in a laboratory at KTH, it is important that you know which safety rules apply and where you can turn with your questions. All employees who work in labs need to take a safety course, which you can sign up for below.
Guidelines and Information
Complete risk assessments, signed by your supervisor and saved in the KLARA system prior to beginning any procedure in the lab. Information on how to perform a risk assessment (pdf 348 kB) . The risk assessment form (docx 19 kB) .
Contact a Lab Safety Coordinator if you need to purchase a chemical that requires a permit.
Complete CMR investigations prior to using CMR chemicals
Follow the procedures for the handling of chemicals and waste at your school.
Report risks and incidents in the workplace through KTH’s IA system. Reporting near misses, risks and occupational injuries|KTH
Contact your schools contact person if you would like to work with radioactive sources.
For information regarding research related ethical permissions please contact Amena Archer .
Contact the KTH Lab Safety Coordinator
If you are pregnant and working in a lab to contact the KTH Lab Safety Coordinator to complete a risk assessment.
If you plan to introduce a new biorisk to your lab place the risk assessment for biorisks (docx 607 kB) . All notifications regarding work with biological risks must be submitted through the KTH Lab Safety Coordinator.
Administrative Contacts for all Schools at KTH
KTH Lab Safety Coordinator (Annie Inman, email@example.com )
KTH Klara-administratör (Cecilia Uppström, firstname.lastname@example.org )
Radiation Safety (Tommy Höglund, email@example.com )
Fire Safety (Erik Svärd, firstname.lastname@example.org )
Work Environment Expert (Mattias Gustafsson, email@example.com )
SciLife Lab Safety Coordinator (Sara Diaz, firstname.lastname@example.org )
KLARA administrators: KLARA - web-based chemical management system
Contact persons for radiation safety: Radiation safety|KTH
Contact persons for fire safety: Fire safety at KTH