Fine Arts Safety


  • Painting & Drawing

  • Sculpture

  • Printmaking

  • Photography

  • Foundry

Health & Safety Information

Safety Data Sheets

A Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is designed to provide both workers and emergency personnel with the proper procedures for handling or working with a particular substance. SDS'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

The Personal Protective Equipment website provides information to ensure proper use of personal protective equipment

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

University of Virginia - Program in Studio Art - Safety Policy

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