Biohazardous materials; bloodborne pathogens; recombinant DNA; select agents and toxins; inventory control; biohazard evaluations; biosafety cabinets; and animal care medical monitoring.
Hazardous materials, material safety data sheets (MSDS), chemical safety evaluations, research protocol reviews, inventory control and personal protection equipment.
Registration, purchase, use, inventory security and disposition of controlled substances.
Hazardous and universal waste disposal and stormwater management.
Fire Prevention & Protection
State fire marshal reviews, building evaluations, fire safety guidelines, fire extinguishers, evacuation drills, automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and Evacu-Trac emergency evacuation chairs.
Shop, vehicle, golf cart, equipment, electrical, hearing and warehouse safety, ergonomics, injury/incident investigations.
Compressed gas cylinders, hot work, and storage safety.
Laboratory safety evaluations, lab hoods, lab closures and relocation, research protocol reviews and laboratory safety culture resources.
Registration, purchase, use, inventory of laser devices.
Authorization, purchase, use, inventory, storage & disposal of radioactive materials and radiation-producing machines and nano materials.
Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Programs are designed to provide a foundation, clear guidance and resources to the FIU community in maintaining a safe, environmentally friendly campus. The EH&S program areas include: