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10 Things You Need to Know About Safety in NUS

Familiarize yourself with NUS Policies and SOPs
Develop lab specific SOPs and safety procedures

. Do Risk Assessment for all research grant based projects and submit to OSHE for approval. Risk assessment form is available at:
. Review and implement SOP on laboratory commissioning
. Mandatory vaccination for Life Science research: Hepatitis B (Blood Work), Tetanus (Animal Work)
. Put up lab sign at the door of laboratory
. Ensure first aid box is available

Ensure PF&M quantities within the permissible limit

. Report all Accidents and Incidents to OSHE via AIRS
. Contact Faculty Safety and Health Officers for more information

Emergency Information
OSHE (during office hours): 6516 6863
Campus Security (after office hours): 6874 1616

NUS Internal SHE Resources

Department of Chemistry
Department of Community, Occupational & Family Medicine
Department of Medicine
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Pharmacology
Department of Surgery
Department of Physics

a. Register of Safety & Health Regulations Applicable to Laboratories

This legal register gives a summary of the safety and health regulations applicable to laboratory based research and teaching activities in NUS, as well as their implications to research staff.

b. Singapore Statutes Online

The full text of the relevant Acts listed in the legal register can be accessed through the Singapore Statutes Online at



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