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Environmental Health and Safety, University of Colorado Denver

Compliance Assistance

New Researcher

Introduction to EHS Requirements for UC Denver Research

The University of Colorado Denver Environmental Health and Safety Department (EHS) provides new investigators with this information to ensure compliance requirements for conducting research at the UC Denver campuses are met. The following information highlights programmatic requirements related to environmental compliance, occupational health and safety.

As a new researcher you are responsible for conducting your work in a safe manner at all times. NIH Grants Policy has specific Health and Safety Public Policy Requirements for all Principal Investigators. UC Denver has specific examples of these requirements for laboratory supervisors and principal investigators in the  Supervisor and PI Responsibilities guidance document. You must also register your lab using the UC Denver Laboratory Registration Form

Researchers on the UC Denver Campus are also expected to follow guidance provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regarding Lab Safety

UC Denver EHS oversees compliance with public health, environmental protection, and safety regulations for the Anschutz Medical Campus (AMC), Downtown Denver campus and all off-site facilities conducting academic, research and clinical activities for UC Denver.

Department areas of responsibility include:

Environmental Health and Safety Training
Committees and Authorizations
Things You Need to Know

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