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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

Biological Safety

 

This program was established to protect laboratory personnel, students, staff, faculty and the environment from biohazardous substances, as well as to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations. The program is presently comprised of the Institutional Biosafety (IBC) and the Institutional Animal Care and Use (IACUC) Committees, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Special Medical Waste Programs. Services include: providing information to researchers on recommended procedures for handling potentially pathogenic microorganisms, organisms containing recombinant DNA and research involving animals; conducting lab inspections; monitoring biological safety cabinets and autoclaves; and ensuring the proper disposal of infectious/special medical waste.

Below are the documents pertaining to Biological Safety:


Bloodborne Pathogens Training:

 

Environmental Health and Safety
7400 York Road Building, Suite 301

Hours:  Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Phone:  (410) 704-2949

Fax:  (410) 704-2993

E-mail:  safety@towson.edu


 

 

 

 

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Emergencies
410-704-4444

University Police
410-704-2134

Closings & News
410-704-NEWS (6397)

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