Hazardous and toxic chemicals have been featured in news reports lately. In one case, a veteran chemistry teacher experienced an explosion during a demonstration in the laboratory. Another case, which was the result of a prank, sent several students to the hospital from exposure to an unknown chemical.
UNH has a policy against unknown chemicals in laboratories, and will work with principal...
The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) has recently updated its campus hazard communication program to be in line with the current Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard Communication Program. The Hazard Communication Standard requires employers to provide information regarding chemicals in the workplace. Information can be found in the form of container...
Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in academic research laboratories say that they witness and experience fewer accidents and injuries when the lab's lead faculty member or supervisor is actively engaged in safety programs, according to a UCLA study.
Compliance with requirements for wearing lab coats, eye protection and other personal protective equipment also correlates strongly with...
The University of Southern Maine’s Office of Research Integrity and Outreach (ORIO) is holding its 2015 Research Integrity Symposium on Friday, May 22 in Freeport, Maine.
The 2015 Research Integrity Symposium will provide attendees an opportunity to examine current topics in the field of research and to network with professionals from:
Institutional Review Boards
Institutional Animal Care and...
The UNH Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research (IRB) has set its Summer 2015 meeting schedule, available at http://www.unh.edu/research/irb-meeting-schedule.
Please contact Julie Simpson (603/862-2003) or Theresa Cherouvis (603/862-3536) in Research Integrity Services with questions or visit http://www.unh.edu/research/human-subjects.