Lab safety

The Stockholm University section for safety and security is available around the clock seven days per week (24/7) on phone (08) 16 22 16 or (08) 16 42 00. Please read the Evacuation Plan instructions, located at the entrance of each corridor. In the case of a fire alarm, leave the building immediately

Chemical Handling Procedure

Facts about handling gas (PDF only in Swedish)

Gas risks (PDF)

Handling gas cylinders (PDF)

KLARA – Stockholm University’s system for managing chemicals
  How to use KLARA (PDF)

People in charge of the laboratories (PDF)

Policy for risk assessment of chemical safety risks (PDF only in Swedish, updated March 18 2018)

Ramverk för laboratorieverksamheten (PDF only in Swedish)

Requirements-to-work-in-IGVs-laboratories (PDF)

Report an inciden

 Safety Procedures (PDF)

Storing gas cylinders (PDF)

Templates for discussion regarding laboratory work (PDF)

more information about working with gas and gas bottles can be found at

Department of Geological Sciences
Svante Arrhenius väg 8, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden | Phone: +46 (0)8 16 20 00 | Web administrator ines.jakobsson[at]
In case of emergency call (08) 16 22 16 or (08) 16 42 00