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

Basic Research Requirements

Section 1

Basic Research Requirements

These items are required by regulation or university policy.

Research Involving Policies / Procedures Required Authorizations / Forms Required Training &
Medical Surveillance
Contacts
All Research

Campus EH&S Policy

Safety-on-Site (SOS) - UCI's IIPP Program

• Injury & Illness Prevention Program Plan

Principal Investigators' Checklist

Laboratory Hazard Assessment Tool (LHAT)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Laboratory Site Specific Training Checklist

Laboratory Safety Fundamentals

Hazardous Waste

School EH&S Coordinators

Chemical Hygiene Officer
Stanley Howell - schowell@uci.edu
(949) 824-8342

Animals

Office of Research

• Protocol approval required.

IACUC protocol

Animal Room Safety form for any research involving hazardous materials.

• Register for Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) at: http://www.research.uci.edu/compliance/animalcare-use/training-education/training-requirements.html

Laboratory Animal Occupational Health Questionnaire (annual) requirement

Administered by Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Vivarium Safety Officer
Lorena Andrade - andradel@uci.edu
(949) 824-2041

Occupational Health Coordinator
Karla Hill - k.hill@uci.edu
(949) 824-3757

CDC Select Agents or USDA High-risk Livestock Pathogens

Federal Select Agents and Toxins Program

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) review and approval required prior to initiation

Institutional Review Entity (IRE) review and approval may be required prior to initiation

High Containment Oversight Group (HCLOG) review may be required prior to initiation

• Medical Surveillance may be required based on agents used.

Annual Select Agent training

Annual BSL3 training

Interim Biosafety Officer/High Containment Lab Director
Anju Subba - asubba@uci.edu
(949) 824-4365

Research Involving
Policies / Procedures
Required Authorizations / Forms
Required Training & Medical Surveillance
Contacts

Chemicals

  Particularly Hazardous Substances(PHS)

Chemical Hygiene Plan

• Chemical Inventory - your lab must maintain an inventory of all hazardous chemicals.

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

On-line Chemical Inventory (CiBR-Trac)

School EH&S Coordinators


Chemical Hygiene Officer
Stanley Howell - schowell@uci.edu
(949) 824-8342

Controlled Substances and Precursor Chemicals (Narcotic and non-narcotic) Policies & Procedures for controlled substances. Controlled Substance Use Authorization required.

• Annual inventory required.
Controlled Substance/Precursor Chemical training required every 3 years

Controlled Substance Coordinator
Monique Skahan - mskahan@uci.edu
(949) 824-1616

Campus Procurement
Sharon Tong- tongsk@uci.edu (949) 824-6168

Human subjects and donated source materials work.

Office of Research.

Protocol approval required.

• Visit Office of Research.

IBC protocol approval may be required.

• Register at Human Subjects sections at: http://www.research.uci.edu/compliance/human-research-protections/index.html

• Tuberculosis Screening may be required.

Bloodborne Pathogens Training may be required.

Administered by the Institutional Review Board
Research Involving
Policies / Procedures
Required Authorizations / Forms
Required Training & Medical Surveillance
Contacts
Lasers

Laser Safety Program/Procedures

Laser Registration Form

Laser Safety Training

Laser Safety Officer
Gary Bosgraaf - gbosgraa@uci.edu
(949) 824-6098

Radioisotopes or radiation-producing equipment

• Ionizing Radiation Program/Procedures

Radioactive Materials Inventory

Radiation Use Authorization Form

Radiation Safety Part I & Part II

UCI Campus:
Radiation Safety Officer

Gary Bosgraaf - gbosgraa@uci.edu
(949) 824-6098

UCI Medical Center
Radiation Safety Officer
Barbara Hamrick - bhamrick@uci.edu
(714) 456-5607

Recombinant or synthetic nucleic acids, clinical trials involving human gene transfer, genetically modified animals and whole plants

Biological agents including bacteria, virus, yeast, fungi, parasites, rickettsia and materials infected with those agents

Human and non-human primate materials (including established cell lines, primary cells and stem cells, fluid, tissue and organs)

Animals or animal specimens known to be reservoirs/vectors of zoonotic diseases

NIH Guidelines

Cal/OSHA BBP 5193

• Cal/OSHA ATD 5199

UC Irvine Biosafety Manual

Aerosol Transmissible Disease Program

Institutional Biosafety Committee approval is required prior to initiation

Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) and Aerosol Transmissible Disease (ATD) Exposure Control Plan (ECP)

• Medical Surveillance may be required

Annual Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) training

Annual Aerosol Transmissible Disease (ATD) training

Viral Vectors training

Hepatitis B Immunization (recommended)

Tuberculosis Screening may be required

Administered by the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

Interim Biosafety Officer/ High Containment Lab Director
Anju Subba - asubba@uci.edu
(949) 824-4365

Associate Biosafety Officer
Endah Sulistijo – esulisti@uci.edu
(949) 824-4170

IBC Administrator
Alice Lee - ibc@uci.edu
(949) 824-8024
Tasks indicated as being highly hazardous lab tasks

Circumstances Requiring Prior Approval

Prior Approval Form.

• All staff who perform highly hazardous tasks must obtain written approval from PI or Lab Supervisor

School EH&S Coordinators

Chemical Hygiene Officer
Stanley Howell - schowell@uci.edu
(949) 824-8342

Process Safety Engineer
Kasra Karimian - karimik1@uci.edu
(949) 824-6200

Toxins, Extreme/Acute Toxics, Explosives, Pyrophorics

Chemical Hygein Plan - Appendix E - Circumstances requiring prior approval

Chemical Hygeine Plan - Appendix D Standard Operations Procedures

 

• Lab-specific safety training must be documented and records maintained.

School EH&S Coordinators


Chemical Hygiene Officer
Stanley Howell - schowell@uci.edu
(949) 824-8342