On August 31, 2020, EH&S sent an email to biological researchers warning them to be aware of suspicious mail. Our local FBI shared with us reports of threatening mail being sent to COVID-19 researchers on the east coast of the U.S. Several local and national media outlets have since published news stories based on the email. The original email is included below.
It is important to conduct a risk assessment whenever a new experiment, procedure or project is developed in your lab. A risk assessment focuses on hazard identification at each step or task level, and can provide essential information for enhancing safety practices, establishing proper procedures, and ensuring all lab members are properly trained. The Laboratory Risk Assessment Tool (Lab R.A.T.) can be used to help with gathering the information you need.
Please allow 1-2 business days after training course completion for your training record to be reflected in the training report.
University personnel: View your training records and print certificates of completion using the Safety Training Report tool.