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Chemical and Biological Safety and Education

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.

Course in Lab Safety 

Register for KTH’s three hour lab safety course at the link below. The course is offered by KTH’s Safety Specialist in biological and chemical risks, Annie Inman.

The following topics are included in the course:

  • An introduction to lab safety at KTH
  • Using KTH’s chemical inventory system KLARA
  • The risk assessment of chemicals in KLARA
  • Risk assessing biological material
  • Working with allergy causing chemicals

The course module covering allergy causing chemicals meets the requirement for education for those working with these chemicals. Following the course you will be given a certificate of participation.

Course Dates

Monday 2024-04-15, 9:00 - 12:00

Monday 2024-05-13, 9:00 - 12:00

Monday 2024-06-17, 9:00 - 12:00

At Teknikringen 1, Kurslokalen, room 5713.

Register for the lab safety course

Guidelines and Information

Contact the KTH's Safety Specialist in biological and chemical risks

Central Administrative Contacts for all of KTH

KTH's Safety Specialists:

Radiation safety (Tommy Höglund, tommyhog@kth.se )

Fire safety (Erik Svärd, esvar@kth.se ​​​​​​​)

Accident prevention (Mattias Gustafsson, mgu4@kth.se ​​​​​​​)

Biological and chemical safety (Annie Inman, inman@kth.se )

KTH's Central System Administrator for KLARA

(Cecilia Uppström, uppstrom@kth.se )

School/Site specific Contacts

The Lab Safety Coordinators:  

SciLifeLab: (Sara Diaz, saradiaz@kth.se )

CBH School: Natalya Ivchenko ( ivchenko@kth.se )

Contact Persons:

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 ​​​​​​​