Fine Arts Safety


Painting & Drawing



Health & Safety Information

Chemical Safety


Material Safety Data Sheets

A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is designed to provide both workers and emergency personnel with the proper procedures for handling or working with a particular substance. MSDS's include information such as physical data (melting point, boiling point, flash point etc.), toxicity, health effects, first aid, reactivity, storage, disposal, protective equipment, andspill/leak procedures.

Personal Protective Equipments

OSHA Personal Protective Equipment

Spills & Other Emergencies

Waste Disposal

Workshop Safety Poster for all Shop Areas


Resources in the EHS Office

Glerum, Jay O. Stage Rigging Handbook.

Rossol, Monona. The Artist’s Complete Health and Safety Guide.

Rossol, Monona. The Health and Safety Guide for Film, TV and Theater.


Other Art Websites:

A.C.T.s. - Art Crafts and Theater Safety

Oregon Health & Science University Center for Research - The Artist

University of Virginia - Program in Studio Art - Safety Policy

University of Wisconsin - Art Studio and Shop Safety

Yale EHS Office's Video "Art Safety A Six Step Process"



Visit The Environmental Resource Center for Higher Education 

at CampusERC


Ebola Information


Mass Water Resource Authority Permit Information


Contact Us


Health and Safety


Main Office: 781.283.3882 
Fax: 781.283.3643

Campus Location: Distribution Center

Mailing Address: 300 Central Street
Wellesley, MA  02481