Laboratory & Research

Welcome to the Laboratory & Research section of the website.  Here we have pulled together the various kinds of information you will find useful if you work in or manage a university laboratory.  For ease of navigation, we have grouped the information into categories.

Biosafety – provides general surveillance over teaching and research which involve biohazardous agents as well as research that utilizes recombinant nucleic acid in cells including plants, arthropods, and animals.

Chemical Safety – Information on chemical storage, certain special chemical categories, and waste materials.

Laboratory Safety – General information applicable to the majority of labs in the department.

Laser Safety – Information on non-ionizing radiation (lasers), notably class IIIB and IV.

Radiation Safety – Information on ionizing radiation, such as radioactive isotopes and radiation generating machines.