Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Campus Life

Office of Environmental Health, Safety, and Compliance

Atlanta Metropolitan College seeks to maintain high standards of workplace, academic and research laboratory safety. The College endeavors to sustain full compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and policies in order to ensure proper treatment of human, animal subjects, laboratory and biosafety regulations.

AMSC's Compliance Program

The Office of Environmental Health, Safety, and Compliance oversees workplace, biosafety, academic and research laboratory standards. The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) and Institutioal Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) ensure proper biosafety and animal use and care, respectively. The Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment oversees research involving human subjects. The Institutioal Reveiw Board ensures human safety and privacy.

Compliance and Safety Training and Certification

All research at Atlanta Metropolitan State College must receive prior approval by the Office of Environmental Health and Safety and post the certificate of approval in the research laboratory or space that the research is occuring. The application process for request of approval for research activities for the various types of research is provided below.

 

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Board of Regents Environmental Health Training Links

These trainings are designed to educate USG employees on the importance and benefits of properly recognizing and safely working with hazardous materials, commonly used chemicals, hazardous wastes, bloodborne pathogens, and proper use of fire extinguishers.

Right To Know Basic Awareness Right To Know Chemical-Specific
Hazardous Waste Awareness Blood borne Pathogens
Portable Fire Extinguishers

Environmental Health

www.cdc.gov www.osha.gov
www.pandemicflu.gov www.who.int