Structure: The committee shall be composed of a safety officer and a laboratory specialist appointed by the Dean, one student selected by the Public Health Student Association, and a faculty member selected from each department. The committee shall select one of the faculty members to serve as chairperson.
Functions and Duties:
- Serves to oversee all issues pertaining to safety within the College of Public Health;
- Identify potentially significant chemical, physical, and biological hazards, and makeappropriate recommendations for improvement; and
- The safety officer shall oversee the training of laboratory personnel in chemical and biological hazard recognition and control measures to provide a safe laboratory environment.
(From Governance Manual page 10)
The Laboratory and Safety Committee does not have a regularly scheduled meeting date. Much of the work of the committee is accomplished by email from the Chair.
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