About the Office of Laboratory Safety

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.

Contact Information

Ren Bernier, CCHO

Email: rbernier@bowdoin.edu
Phone: 207-725-3162
Work Location: Druckenmiller Hall - 41A