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Laboratory Safety Committee


The CoSE Laboratory Safety Committee will support the institution’s role as an Emerging Research University through effective communication and support of laboratory safety and related policies and procedures.  The CoSE Laboratory Safety Committee provides a forum for implementing, maintaining, and enhancing the safety culture in the CoSE.

The goal of the CoSE Laboratory Safety Committee is to promote compliance with applicable regulatory and institutional policies and procedures in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment in the CoSE labs for faculty, staff, and students to provide a high quality academic setting. 


Committee Chair

Dr. Joel Bergh, Biology

Committee Vice-Chair

Dr. Casey Smith, SRO

Sub Components

  • Laser/Radiation
  • Chemical
  • Hazardous Waste