Environmental Health & Safety
Supporting the campus community by proactively protecting people, property and the environment in a responsible and cost effective manner.


Section 1

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Procedures, guidelines and resources to support safe laboratory and clinical research involving potentially hazardous biological agents and materials.

Recombinant and Synthetic nucleic acids, Transgenic animals and plants, Human Gene Transfer, Pathogenic agents, Bloodborne and Aerosol Transmissible pathogens, Select agents and Toxins and other biohazardous materials.

  Request: Research Laboratories

  Request assistance at biosafety@uci.edu

  • Setting up BSL2/BSL2+ labs
  • Self-assessment of BSL2/2+ labs
  • Biosafety training for Lab Managers or small groups
    • Biosafety cabinet
    • Hazard Identification and Risk Management
    • Pathogen specific discussion
  • Biosafety review of lab and lab practices
  • IBC application pre reviews
  • Developing Lab specific SOP and Exposure Control plan
  • Biosafety for Core facilities
  • Decontamination of laboratories and equipment
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Equipment purchase

  Request: Non-research Areas

  Request assistance at biosafety@uci.edu

  • Biosafety training
  • Facility update consultation



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