The Bowdoin College Office of Laboratory Safety (OLS) supports research and instructional labs in the departments of Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Earth and Oceanographic Science. Serving as a management resource for Laboratory Safety, Hazardous Waste Management, Biomedical Waste Management, and Chemical Inventory Management the OLS helps ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA, MeDEP and DOT regulations. The OLS plays a critical role in implementing the OSHA Laboratory Standard and is overseen by the Bowdoin College Chemical Hygiene Officer, Ren Bernier, CCHO.




Ren Bernier, CCHO

Phone: 207-725-3162
Work Location: Druckenmiller Hall - 41A