Hazmat & Radiation

Hazardous substances pose a risk to both lab and other personnel who may contact the chemicals or animals during:

  • Preparation activities
  • Animal dosing
  • Husbandry activities
    • Cleaning cages
    • Changing and disposing of bedding

To protect the broad range of individuals with potential exposure, all hazardous substances must be identified in all relevant locations where animal research is conducted including:

  • Research labs
  • Animal housing
  • Cage wash
  • Locations where chemicals may be:
    • Stored
    • Prepared
    • Used (i.e. procedure rooms)

Waste Disposal and Collection

Biological Exposure Risks

Chemical Exposure Risks

Radiation Exposure Risks

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