PI's Responsibility for Biosafety Prior to Initiating Research


NEW - OVPR Administrative Memo: Partial Federal Government Shutdown

NEW - Federal Regulatory Requirements for Human Subjects Research - Begin January 21st, 2019

Prior to Initiating Research, the PI shall:

  • Make available to all laboratory staff the protocols that describe the potential biohazards and the precautions to be taken;
  • Instruct and train laboratory staff in: (i) the practices and techniques required to ensure safety, and (ii) the procedures for dealing with accidents; and
  • Inform the laboratory staff of the reasons and provisions for any precautionary medical practices advised or requested (e.g., vaccinations or serum collection).
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