Lab Self-Inspections

All labs at the University of Washington are expected to conduct at least one self-inspection annually. It is recommended that self-inspections are done at least several months after the most recent Lab Safety team inspection of the lab.

Use lab self-inspection tools

Use the Key Elements of Lab Self-Inspections as a checklist to ensure all key elements are covered when you conduct a self-assessment of your laboratory or research space.

A lab self-inspection tool is built into the Laboratory Safety Dashboard for your convenience. 

How to conduct a lab self-inspection

The presentation and video describe how to effectively conduct self-inspections of your research spaces and labs, how to access the self-inspection tool on the Lab Safety Dashboard, and ways to customize the self-inspection process for your workspace and research group.

Webinar video: How to conduct a self-inspection


Laboratory Safety Contact

(206) 685-3993
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