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Biosafety Program

Protecting Researchers and the University Community

Environmental Health and Safety's Biosafety Program incorporates state and federal regulations and guidelines that govern the use, storage, transport, and disposal of all biological materials. The program provides resources and expertise to support faculty and staff in implementing safe and compliant laboratory practices as prescribed by OSHA, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

We provide the following services and resources to the research community:

All research and teaching that involves the following materials, regardless of funding source, must be reviewed and approved by the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) prior to initiation of work:

Report any research - related accidents or incidents involving the use of materials listed above to the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC):