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All information was resourced and paraphrased from the Princeton University Art Safety Training Guide. It is meant for educational purposes and should not be reproduced without permission.

The sections on specific art hazards are based on the following resources:

  • Ceramics is based on Ceramics by Michael McCann, Ph.D., CIH
  • Painting and Drawing is based on Art Painting and Drawing by Angela Babin, M.S.
  • Photography is based on Photographic Processing Hazards by Michael McCann, Ph.D., CIH
  • Printmaking is based on Lithography, Intaglio and Relief Printing by Angela Babin, M.S.; Michael McCann, Ph.D., C.I.H.; and Devora Neumark
  • Sculpture is based on Woodworking Hazards and Traditional Sculpting Hazards both by Michael McCann, Ph.D., C.I.H. and Angela Babin, M.S.


Web Sites


  • The Artist’s Complete Health and Safety Guide, Monona Rossol, MS, MFA
  • Artist Beware – Michael McCann, PhD, CIH
  • Overexposure: Photography Hazards -Susan Shaw and Monona Rossol
  • Making Art Safely – M. Spandorfer, D. Curtiss, J. Snyder, MD
  • Stage Fright: Health & Safety in Theater – Monona Rossol, MS, MFA
  • Health Hazards Manual for Artists – Michael McCann, PhD, CIH