The University Safety Manual gives an overview of responsibilities for the President, Vice Presidents, College and School Deans, Department Directors and Chairs, Faculty, Managers, and Supervisors, Department Safety Liaisons, All Students and Employees, and Occupational Safety and Health Services.

Note that anyone working in a departmental facility must abide by the University’s and department’s rules outlined in these documents. This includes paid employees, students conducting course-related research, and volunteers.

1.1 Departmental Safety Contacts


Chandrashekhar Joshi

  • Department Chair and Professor, Biological Sciences
  • Affiliated Professor, SFRES
Dow 741

Forms, Annual Training Compliance, and Records Administrator

Emily Betterly

Emily Betterly

  • Administrative Aide, Biological Sciences
Dow 740

1.2 Campus Safety Contacts

Biosafety Officer, Compliance, Integrity, and Safety Officer

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