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Health & Safety Manual

Message from the Executive Vice President for Research (EVPR)

Roles and Responsibilities in Research
Principal Investigator (PI)
Laboratory Personnel
Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S)
Institutional Health & Safety Council (IHSC)
Faculty Advisory Committee on Environmental Health & Safety (FACES)

Chemical Hygiene Plan

1.1 Chemical Hygiene Plan Scope and Application
1.2 Health Hazards of Chemicals
1.3  Guidelines for Working with Chemicals
1.4 Minimizing and Controlling Chemical Exposure
1.5 Measuring Chemical Exposure
1.6 Medical Surveillance
1.7 Chemical Purchase, Receipt, Inventory and Shipment
1.8 Training and Information
1.9 Recordkeeping
1.10 Waste Management
1.11 Emergency Procedures

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Biological Safety Manual

2.1 Introduction
2.2 Biosafety Levels and Risk Assessment
2.3 Engineering Controls
2.4 Work Practices
2.5 Personal Protective Equipment
2.6 Laboratory Equipment
2.7 Decontamination
2.8 Spill Procedures
2.9 Tissue Cultures and Cell Lines
2.10 Select Agents and Toxins; Biosecurity
2.11 Hazardous Materials: Registration and Approval
2.12 Regulated Medical Waste
2.13 Bloodborne Pathogens
2.14 Biosafety Brochure
2.15 Training Requirements
2.16 Transport of Biological Materials
2.17 Recombinant DNA Information

Environmental Safety Manual

3.1 Introduction
3.2 Waste Identification
3.3 Chemical/Hazardous Waste
3.4 Special Waste Streams
3.5 Radioactive Waste Services

Fire Safety Manual

4.1 Introduction
4.2 Classification of Fires
4.3 Race and Pass
4.4 Fire Emergency Procedures

Radiation Safety Manual

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