Campus Advisories

GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 21

04:27am, Wednesday, March 21, 2018

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Wednesday, March 21 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather.

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Lab Safety


Welcome to the Office of Laboratory Safety! On behalf of the entire OLS team, I want to wish you a safe and healthy experience at GW.  It is our mission to protect the GW research community and the general public. As such, we are dedicated to creating a partnership with the research community and providing services to assist faculty, staff and students in integrating safety and compliance into their workplace. 

OLS provides training, consultation and services in the areas of biosafety, radiation safety and laser safety. OLS is also the primary contact for federal, state, and local regulatory agencies regarding matters of laboratory safety.

As you navigate through our website, please use the links provided to review policies, procedures, review online training presentations, report biosafety concerns, request services, download forms, register for training sessions, etc. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments you may have regarding our services.