Office of Research Safety


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.

What's New?

  • Please remember most COVID-19 research does need IBC consideration. For more info, please contact Kerri Kwist, the Biosafety Officer at:
  • The COVID-19 Worker Protection information has been moved to a dedicated page here. You can also access the new page form the left navigation menu.
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Serious Adverse Health Events Associated with Methanol-based Hand Sanitizers:

Program Areas

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 Biological Safety  Chemical & Lab Safety   Radiation Safety  Hazardous Waste Management  Industrial Hygiene & Occupational Safety


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 Door Signs  Hazardous Material Shipping      Online Training  Waste Pickup Requests


OES Mission and Vision Fact Sheets Incident Report Form Department Safety Coordinators
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A confidential hotline has been set up to report safety or ethical concerns.  ETHICS/SAFETY HOTLINE