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

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

Haz Waste

School EH&S Coordinators


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

  Animals

Office of Research.  

• Protocol approval required.

IACUC protocol

Animal Room Safety form for any research involving hazardous mat'ls.

• 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 Questionaire

Administered by Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

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

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

  Biohazardous Materials (Bacteria, yeast, virus, fungi, human cell line work)

UC Irvine Biosafety Manual

Aerosol Transmitable Disease Program

Select Agents

Institutional Biosafety Committee approval is required prior to initiation

• Medical Surveillance may be required based on agents used.

• BSL3 annual training

Biosafety Officer:
Sheila Hedayati - shedayat@uci.edu
(949)824-9888

Associate Biosafety Officer:
Anju Subba - asubba@uci.edu
(949) 824-4365

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

CDC Select Agents or USDA High-risk Livestock Pathogens

Select Agents

Institutional Biosafety Committee approval is required prior to initiation

• Biannual inventory required

• Medical Surveillance may be required based on agents used.

• Annual Select Agent training

Biosafety Officer:
Sheila Hedayati - shedayat@uci.edu
(949)824-9888

Associate Biosafety Officer:
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 - chowell@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 2 years.

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

Controlled Substance Specialist:
Monique Skahan - mskahan@uci.edu
(949)824-3757

Campus Purchasing:
Tamsen Deckert - tldecker
(949)824-8454

  Human blood, tissues, primary human/primate cell lines, body fluids. • Bloodborne Pathogens Program

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan Template

  • Site Specific Exposure Control Plan

  • IBC Authorizations required.

Annual Bloodborne Pathogens training

Hepatitis B Immunization (recommended)

Tuberculosis Screening may be required.

School EH&S Coordinators

Biosafety Officer:
Sheila Hedayati - shedayat@uci.edu
(949)824-9888

Associate Biosafety Officer:
Anju Subba - asubba@uci.edu
(949) 824-4365

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

  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

  Particularly Hazardous Substances (PHS) (all Carcinogens, Reproductive Toxins, Extreme/Acute Toxics, Explosives, Pyrophorics)

Circumstances requiring prior approval.

Appendix D standard Operations Procedures

 

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

• 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

  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 DNA (rDNA)

NIH rDNA Guidelines

Institutional Biosafety Committee approval is required prior to initiation

IBC Program

Institutional Biosafety Committee approval is required prior to initiation

• Viral Vector training may be required

• Bloodborne Pathogens training may be required

Administered by the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

Biosafety Officer:
Sheila Hedayati - shedayat@uci.edu
(949)824-9888

Associate Biosafety Officer:
Anju Subba - asubba@uci.edu
(949) 824-4365

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

  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 - chowell@uci.edu
(949) 824-8342

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