Laboratory animal allergy is an occupationally acquired condition affecting one third of laboratory animal personnel. Symptoms may include runny nose, sneezing, asthma and hives. Occupational medicine offers services to minimize animal allergy exposure for employees.
- Occupational Medicine evaluates symptoms, assists in interventions, and monitors employee health.
- EOH assesses allergen exposures in the workplace and consults on hazard controls.
Policy & Guidance
- Occupational Health Program Enrollment, ACAPAC Policy
- Control of Animal Allergens Guidance
- Laboratory Animal Allergen Exposure Control Guidance