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Clinical Safety

Patient-care is a uniquely hazardous occupation. Clinical personal confront potential exposure to infectious diseases, chemical, physical, and radiological hazards. The safety of clinical personnel is of paramount importance to EH&S, which manages and responds to all issues and concerns that involves chemical, biological, radioactive, and physical hazards. EH&S works closely with other university departments to provide essential support to clinical personnel in an effort to maintain compliance with regulatory agencies and to create a safe working environment. 

EH&S provides the following services to the clinical practice locations: 

  • Chemical safety information and assistance.
  • Biological safety information and assistance. 
  • Laser safety information and assistance. 
  • Exposure monitoring. 
  • Spill response.
  • Hazardous waste management.
  • Training.
  • Clinical Practice inspections.
  • Technical assistance regarding the proper selection of personal protection equipment.
  • Ergonomics.  

Please contact EH&S if you have any questions or concerns.