Laboratory Safety includes chemical, biological, radiological and physical hazards while working in the laboratory or field research. Various committees oversee portions of laboratory safety. Federal and State regulations require specific committees focused on certain hazards in some instances.
Laboratory Safety Committee
The Laboratory Safety Committee oversees general laboratory safety on campus.
- Institutional Biosafety: Recombinant DNA, biohazardous material including bacteria, virus to animals and plants and human blood/tissue
- Radiation Safety: Radioactive material use and X-Ray machines
- Laser Safety: Oversees safe use of laser equipment in research