University of Rochester Co-op Student in Rochester, New York


Time as Reported Grade 074 LLE Engg-Engineering


8:30 AM-5:30 PM


The safety assistant co-op student will provide operational support for the safety program at the LLE. Primary duties include:

  • Performing chemical inventory on a monthly basis
  • Maintaining and updating both the facility-wide Safety Data Sheets (SOS) hard-copy master file and individual SOS files in each laboratory
  • Prepare for and take part in monthly safety inspections
  • Identify and remediate gaps in the safety program as regulations change
  • Manage hazardous waste disposal using the University of Rochester's Chematix, Waste Management Software.
  • Other duties will include, but are not limited to, upkeep of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), hazard communication systems, and developing trainings.


  • Must be enrolled in a Bachelor of Science program studying Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Management, Industrial Hygiene or a related field
  • Professional and positive communication skills both verbal and written Microsoft Access is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Reliability and self-motivation are an absolute must.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Co-op Student

Location: Laser Lab & COI

Job ID: 206697

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: TAR