Summary: Security of Hazardous Materials

Summary: Look out for these important areas of concern:

  • Open labs
  • Unrestricted access to toxic chemicals
  • Unlocked support rooms
  • Toxic gas security
  • Biological materials not secured
  • Access to controlled substances
  • Changes in chemical inventory
  • Storeroom security
  • Chemical waste collection areas
  • Unusual activities
  • Radioactive materials not secured

Questions regarding hazardous materials security may be addressed to the Chemical Hygiene Officer at or call 302-831-8475.