All new research associates, animal care workers or faculty,
staff, fellows, students and affiliates who are part of an IACUC
protocol that works with animals, animal waste, or animal tissues or enter the
vivarium as well as those who work with the items detailed below are required
to enroll in the Occupational Health Program (OHP).
blood, tissues, cells or cell lines
Enrollment consists of completing and submitting the Initial Medical Surveillance Questionnaire
scheduling an Initial Medical Surveillance appointment by calling the
Occupational Health Clinic at (303) 724-9145 or emailing email@example.com
All prior written immunization
records need to be submitted by email prior to the appointment or a hard copy brought to the
information, immunization history and work-related duties will be reviewed by the
OHP nurse to identify any potential hazards and review health recommendations
Depending on your risk category, the OHP may require you to
undergo additional training, medical surveillance, or additional vaccinations
and/or titers prior to initiating your duties.
Upon completion of the Initial Medical Surveillance appointment, a certificate of OHP enrollment will be issued and your OHP enrollment
status forwarded to either the IACUC or IBC.
All employees will need to submit an Annual Medial Surveillance Form
each year to
keep their enrollment current. The OHP
will send out an annual reminder by email to each individual prior to the due date. If the Annual Medical Surveillance Form is
not received by the OHP by the end of the anniversary month, steps can be taken
to ensure compliance including notification of Principal Investigator (PI) or Supervisor
and leading up to OHP disenrollment and/or vivarium badge access removal.