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Standard Operating Procedures

Written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are essential components of your Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP). Various reference guides and examples are available to assist your effort. Please be advised that no example SOP should be inserted into your CHP without specific modification to accommodate your laboratory's operation and procedures. If you have any questions or need additional information, please consult the UMD Chemical Hygiene Officer.

 

Free guide from the National Academies of Sciences: Chemical Laboratory Safety and Security: A Guide to Developing Standard Operating Procedures (2016)

SOP Examples From Other Universities 

University of California Los Angeles

     Chemical Hazard Standard Operating Procedures

Florida Atlantic University

    Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures

Michigan State University

    Laboratory Specific Standard Operating Procedures

Stanford:

    Use of Nitric Acid