Tag Archives: labs

Do You Have a Volunteer or Minor Coming to Participate in Research Activities?

A volunteer is an individual who is not affiliated with Emory (non-Emory Student or non-Emory Personnel) – see Emory University Policy 4.83 A minor is any person who has not attained 18 years of age and who is not enrolled in an Emory University or Oxford College regular catalog course or degree program – see Emory University Policy 7.21 All volunteers […]

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Georgia DNR Inspection – 3/11/19-3/13/19

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources will be conducting their inspection of the Emory University broad scope radioactive materials license GA 153-1 on March 11-13, 2019. Facilities and research laboratories that use radioactive materials may be inspected. Inspectors will be accompanied at all times by an EHSO staff member. Please contact EHSO if you have […]

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How to Register an IAQ Complaint

If you notice an odd or strange odor in your work area, please follow these steps: Notify your supervisor of the odor. Collect the following information about the odor: a. Identify the odor b. The time the odor occurred c. Whether the odor occurs regularly or randomly d. The duration of the odor e. The […]

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Lab Safety Spotlight

After the Research Safety team conducted laboratory inspections during the month of February, our team has selected one lab to be recognized.  EHSO would like to recognize the Ray Lab for the February Lab Safety Spotlight. Congratulations to the members of Dr. Susan Ray’s research group for embracing a culture of safety. Keep up the […]

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Report All Work-Related Injury, Illness or Exposure – Have You Accessed HOME?

Emory launched the Health and Occupational Management at Emory (HOME) in January of 2019. HOME is a web-based tool/portal that will be used by Emory University and Emory Healthcare employees for managing their occupational health needs, including reporting of work-related injury, illness or exposure. Employees who are injured on the job must promptly notify their […]

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Lab Safety Spotlight

After the Research Safety team conducted laboratory inspections during the month of January, our team has selected one lab to be recognized based on inspection findings that required very minimal corrective action(s). EHSO would like to recognize the F. Eun-Hyung Lee Lab for the January Lab Safety Spotlight. Congratulations to the members of F. Eun-Hyung Lee’s lab for […]

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Biological, Chemical and Chemicals in Animals Registrations/Forms Review in 2019

The use of biological materials and chemicals in the laboratory or in animals require the review and approval of the Biosafety Office. Biological and Chemical Registrations, as well as, Chemicals in Animals Forms are maintained in BioRAFT. We are making efforts to synchronize the review of all modules to occur at around the same time […]

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BioRAFT Chemical Registration – Identifying Highly Hazardous Chemicals Used in the Laboratory

Completing your Chemical Registration is the final step in BioRAFT for all laboratories using highly hazardous chemicals.  If your lab has Highly Hazardous Chemicals (HHC), you need to complete the HHC Survey and update personnel handling these chemicals in your laboratory. A special feature of the BioRAFT platform is the option of having a chemical […]

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Lab Safety Spotlight

After the Research Safety team conducted laboratory inspections during the month of December, our team has selected one lab to be recognized based on inspection findings that required very minimal corrective action(s). EHSO would like to recognize the Moe Lab for the December Lab Safety Spotlight. Congratulations to the members of Dr. Christine Moe’s research […]

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Lab Equipment Repairs and Disposal

Do you have lab equipment (refrigerators, centrifuges, hot plates/stirrers, computers used in the lab, incubators, ovens etc.) that needs to be repaired, or is ready for surplus? To help ensure that your equipment is safe to handle, use the equipment hazard tag! The Equipment Hazard Tag must be affixed to any piece of equipment which […]

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