James Madison University

Lab Safety

The Department of Engineering is committed to providing a safe and healthy and laboratory environment for it’s faculty, staff, students and visitors.  It is our goal to prevent accidents, illness or injuries; to increase safety awareness; and meet safety laws and regulations.  
Safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Each person in the Department of Engineering

  • is responsible for conducting activities that will not endanger himself or herself,  
  • is expected to be thoroughly familiar with their safety responsibilities
  • will strive to follow safety practices at all times,
  • will only use lab equipment for which they are properly trained and  
  • must comply with the applicable requirements set forth in the engineering safety manual.

The following Department of Engineering Manual further outlines safety responsibilities and training requirements to ensure compliance with environmental health and safety laws, regulations, policies and guidelines.



  • September 12
    6:00 p.m.
    ICCE Event: Innovation, Collaboration, Creativity, Entrepreneurship
    Festival and Student Conference Center
  • September 19
    12:15 p.m.
    MADE Professionalism Seminar Series:
    Construction Engineering and Cover Letters that Sing
    HHS 2003
  • September 19-20
    Capital One/JMU Hack-a-Thon 
    ICE House
  • September 29-30
    Fall Career and Internship Fair
    11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Festival Ballroom
  • October 3
    12:15 p.m.
    MADE Professionalism Seminar Series:
    Engineering Study Abroad Opportunities
    HHS 2003