Office of Research

Research Safety

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The Office of Research Safety strives to promote a culture of safety, integrity, and quality within the University research community. Along with the Office of Research Compliance, we work to facilitate University research, teaching and public service programs by providing oversight and coordination of research compliance and safety areas.

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Please use the links below or to the left to navigate the different areas of our group:

Program Areas 

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 Biological Safety  Chemical & Lab Safety   Radiation Safety  Hazardous Waste Management


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 Door Signs  Hazardous Material Shipping  Lab Inspections    Online Training  Waste Pickup Requests


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 Contact Information  Current News  Frequently Asked Questions   Nice Catch App   Resources


If you have a question about lab safety and are not sure who to ask, please use our AskRS feature or send an email to

For non-laboratory safety issues such as OSHA compliance, indoor air quality, and stormwater, please visit the Environmental Safety website.

A confidential hotline has been set up to report safety or ethical concerns.  ETHICS/SAFETY HOTLINE