EH&S focuses on providing resources and expertise regarding the assessment and control of biological hazards including recombinant and synthetic DNA, infectious agents, and human materials. Our biosafety services include: biosafety and bloodborne pathogen program development and implementation, training, emergency response, assisting Principal Investigators (PIs) to register their biological projects, containment facility design review, and guidance on safe handling of biological agents, proper biological waste disposal, and decontamination procedures.

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Have contamination issues in the Tissue Culture room? Check out our video on how to properly and safely work in a biosafety cabinet to maximize containment and minimize contamination:

Did You Know?

A new Laboratory Exposure Control Plan is now available for use. This new plan is shorter and easier to use for laboratories who work with materials falling under OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.