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

• Medical Surveillance may be required based on the materials used

School EH&S Coordinators

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

Lab PPE Coordinator
ehs-PPE@uci.edu
(949) 824-6200

Animals

Office of Research

Protocol approval required

IACUC protocol

Animal Room Safety form for any research involving hazardous materials.

Institutional Biosafety Committee approval may be  required prior to initiation

Laboratory Animal Occupational Health Questionnaire (annual) requirement 

Laboratory Site Specific Training Checklist

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

• When perfusions are required complete Formaldehyde Safety Training (Annual)

 

• Medical Surveillance may be required based on the animal species and/or hazardous materials being used.

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

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


Office of Research.

California Department of Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

USDA

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

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

Laboratory Site Specific Training Checklist

Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) training  (Annual)

Aerosol Transmissible Disease (ATD) training(Annual)

Viral Vectors training

• Medical Surveillance may be required based on the agents used

• Hepatitis B Immunization (recommended)

Biosafety Officer
safety@uci.edu
(949) 824-6200

IBC Administrator:
ibc@uci.edu
(949) 824-6200
CDC/USDA Select Agents and Toxins

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

Laboratory Site Specific Training Checklist

 

Select Agent training (annual)

BSL3 training (annual)

• Medical Surveillance may be required based on the agents used

Biosafety Officer
safety@uci.edu

(949) 824-6200

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

Chemicals

Chemical Hygiene Plan

UCI Listed Carcinogens

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

On-line Chemical Inventory (CiBR-Trac)

Laboratory Site Specific Training Checklist

• Medical Surveillance may be required based on the agents used.

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

School EH&S Coordinators

 

Controlled Substances and Precursor Chemicals (Narcotic and non-narcotic)

Policies & Procedures for controlled substances

Office of Research

Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C.§801 et seq.) (CSA)

California Department of Justice Precursor Chemicals List

California Uniform Controlled Substances Act

Research Advisory Panel - California Attorney General’s Office

University of California, Business Policy 50

University of California Policy on Marijuana Research

Controlled Substance Use Authorization required.

• Annual inventory required.

Laboratory Site Specific Training Checklist

Controlled Substance/Precursor Chemical training required every 3 years

• No Medical Surveillance is required

Controlled Substance Coordinator
occhealth@uci.edu
(949) 824-6200

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

Human subjects and donated source materials work.

Office of Research.

• For IRB requirements and approval visit the Human Subjects sections at: http://www.research.uci.edu/compliance/human-research-protections/index.html

IBC protocol approval may be required.

Laboratory Site Specific Training Checklist

Bloodborne Pathogens Training may be required (Annual).

• Tuberculosis Screening may be required. Administered by the Institutional Review Board
Research Involving
Policies / Procedures
Required Authorizations / Forms
Required Training & Medical Surveillance
Medical Surveillance
Contacts
Lasers

Laser Safety Program/Procedures

Laser Registration Form

Laboratory Site Specific Training Checklist

Laser Safety Training

• No Medical Surveillance is required

Laser Safety Officer:
Rocky Dendo – ridendo@uci.edu (949)-824-4557

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

Chemical Hygiene Plan

Cal/OSHA “Particularly Hazardous Substances”

UCI Listed Carcinogens

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Appendix D standard Operations Procedures

Prior Approval Form

Laboratory Site Specific Training Checklist

 

• Medical Surveillance may be required based on the materials used

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

School EH&S Coordinators
Radioisotopes or radiation-producing equipment

Ionizing Radiation Program/Procedures

Radioactive Materials Inventory

Radiation Use Authorization Form

Laboratory Site Specific Training Checklist

Radiation Safety Part I

• On-the-job Training

• Radiation Producing Machines Safety Training

 

• Dosimetry

• Bioassay

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

High Hazard Process/Research Equipment/Pressure Vessel/ Process Change

Chemical Hygiene Plan

Process Safety Management

Toxic Gas Safety

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories, 8CCR5191

• July 27, 2012 UC Regents / Los Angeles District Attorney Executed Agreement

Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety, 8CCR 450-560

 

• High Hazard Process Prior Approval Form

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

Laboratory Site Specific Training Checklist

 

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

• Specific training by manufacturer

 

• Medical Surveillance may be required based on the materials used

School EH&S Coordinators

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

Process Safety Engineer:
safety@uci.edu
(949) 824-6200