Lab Safety & Chemical Hygiene Program

Physical Hazards

Physical hazards in the lab include:

  1. Cryogens
  2. Compressed Gas Cylinders and Other Pressure Systems
  3. Vacuum Systems
  4. Electrical Systems
  5. Radiation Hazards

See Prudent Practices in the Laboratory for basic safety information on physical hazards. The physical hazard of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation are covered in other parts of the UCSB EH&S website.