Training is required for all personnel (faculty, staff or students) working with animals or who are listed on the IACUC protocol. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Training, Annual Occupational Health and Safety Questionnaire (OHSQ).
Supplemental training may be required for all individuals completing specific tasks in a laboratory (research or clinical; biological or chemical).
Each laboratory at Mount Sinai is an unique environment. Laboratory specific training is required to ensure researchers are aware of the specific hazards present in their labs, are familiar with the location of safety equipment, and understand how to evacuate safely in the event of an emergency.
Training is required for all individuals working in a laboratory (research or clinical; biological or chemical), using lasers, radioactivity, chemical fume hoods, pathogens, and/or working in dark rooms .