Lab Safety

Welcome to the GVSU Laboratory Safety Program!


The Lab Safety Program is committed to providing a safe laboratory environment to Grand Valley's employees, students and visitors. In order to accomplish this, GVSU has established guidelines to ensure safe lab practices and training programs. In addition, Lab Safety staff provides additional resources to evaluate hazards and minimize the risk of injury or illness to students, faculty and research staff.


   Dean Antczak and student employee Katie Botting




Message from Dean Antczak:


"Please support the efforts of our Units, faculty, laboratory staff, and safety committees to provide a safe workplace for employees and students in our laboratories and work areas. By following safety policies, enforcing safety requirements, and providing a safe and healthy learning environment every day, we encourage a culture of laboratory safety."


Cultivate a passion for student safety.








Lab Safety Contact:


Jim Seufert, R.E.H.S. - Lab Safety Specialist

Office: 322a Padnos

Phone: (616) 331-8628






Page last modified April 24, 2012