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UT Safety Resources

Biological Safety

Biological toxins (e.g. – ricin, saxitoxin, etc.), human-derived materials, infectious organisms, nanoparticles, poisonous plants, recombinant DNA, and venomous animals:


Chemical Safety

Acutely toxic chemicals, carcinogens, and reproductive toxins. Contact person is based on campus location. Safety programs related to chemical use in animal research are a component of the laboratory safety chemical hygiene plan:

UT Knoxville Campus


UT Institute of Agriculture


UT Medical Center


Radiation Safety

Radioactive materials, X-ray equipment, and lasers:


Occupational Health

Medical evaluation related to immunizations, pregnancy considerations, allergens, immunocompromised, or other personal medical considerations:


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