1. Reporting a Biological Exposure or Release Event

    Written on August 08, 2012

    The UW-Madison Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) requires that Principal Investigators report all potential exposures to, or releases of, organisms or biological toxins within 24 hours of the event (IBC-Policy-005). 

  2. WIMR Inventory Management System

    Written on July 08, 2012

    Can you imagine how many different chemicals are used in a research facility on the UW campus? Where are the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for these chemicals? UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) hae begun a project to answer these important safety questions. 

  3. Laboratory Spring Cleaning

    Written on April 09, 2012

    Spring is fast approaching! Now is a great time to clean out all old, expired, unused and unwanted chemicals from cluttered fume hoods and messy bench tops.