TO: University of Utah Principal Investigators
FR: Ms. Martha D. Shaub, CEM
Managing Director Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety
RE: Welcome to the University of Utah!
What an honor to welcome you to the University of Utah! We are delighted you are here. Your responsibilities for
operations pertaining to common laboratory materials and research related activities at the U, are likely very similar to
those at your previous institution. We have specific requirements, support services and programs developed for the
- Biological agents – including microorganisms, plants, animals, biologically derived toxins, blood/cell/tissues
samples, recombinant and synthetic nucleic acids, etc.
- Hazardous and potentially hazardous chemicals.
- Disposal of hazardous materials.
- Hazardous Materials Shipping.
Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety offers a variety of training sessions addressing laboratory safety,
hazardous waste management, hazardous materials shipping, blood borne pathogens exposure control, fire safety, and
business continuity planning – just to name a few. I invite you to visit our web site for http://training.ehs.utah.edu/.
I also encourage you to visit the Research Administration website where you’ll find detailed information regarding
roles and responsibilities for the conduct of research at the University.
“Our life’s work is caring for your work life!”