Updated UW Field Operations Safety Manual now available

If your research work include operations out in the field, download the latest version of the UW Field Operations Safety Manual, which provides updated information on state regulations, UW policies, safe work practices, and document templates.

Field research conducted at the UW may include drone work, rocket tests, water sample collection, boat trips, and wildlife observation, to name just a few examples.


Instructions for a safe laboratory moveout

The Notice of Laboratory Moveout form has step-by-step instructions to help you leave your laboratory clean and safe when partially or completely vacating for remodeling, relocation or closure,

Labs with chemicals, biohazards, radioactive materials, sharps, and other potentially hazardous materials are required to decontaminate equipment and surfaces, and properly dispose of regulated and/or hazardous waste prior to vacating the space.


Business continuity and recovery planning resources for labs and research spaces

The University’s Emergency Management and Office of Research have provided guidance to the research community to assist with business continuity planning. As a supplement to these resources and in response to requests for assistance at the lab level, EH&S has prepared a Guide to Business Continuity and Recovery Planning for Laboratories and Research Facilities.