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Office of Regulatory  Research Compliance 

Howard University
HU Research Bldg 1
1840 7th Street, NW
Suite 309
Washington, D.C. 20001

Phone: (202) 865-8597
Fax:     (202) 232-5286

ORRC is located directly across  from the Howard University Shaw Metro on 7th Seventh St. (Georgia Ave) on the third floor of  the Howard University Research 
Building-1.

Office of Regulatory Research Compliance
1.0     OVERVIEW

          1.1     OVERVIEW

          1.2     PURPOSE

          1.3     ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

          1.4     TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

          1.5     GENERAL LABORATORY PRACTICES

2.0     CHEMICAL SAFETY

          2.1     BACKGROUND

          2.2     REGULATIONS

          2.3     LABORATORY SAFETY COMMITTEE

          2.4     RISK ASSESSMENT

          2.5     CONTROL BANDING

          2.6     LABORATORY DESIGN

          2.7    STORAGE REQUIREMENTS

          2.8    CHEMICAL HYGIENE PLAN 

          2.9    HAZARD COMMUNICATION

          2.10  CHEMICAL SPECIFIC PROCEDURES

          2.11   PROCESS SAFETY

          2.12   WORKING WITH ANIMALS

          2.13   LABORATORY INSPECTION PROTOCOL

          2.14   RECORD KEEPING

3.0     BIOLOGICAL SAFETY

         3.1  BACKGROUND

         3.2  REGULATIONS

         3.3  INSTITUTIONAL BIOSAFETY COMMITTEE

         3.4  ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

         3.5  RISK ASSESSMENT

         3.6  BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS

         3.7  EXPOSURE CONTROL PLAN

         3.8  ENGINEERING CONTROLS

         3.9  IMMUNIZATIONS AND MEDICAL RESTRICTIONS

         3.10  LABORATORY PRACTICES

         3.11  SHIPPING OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

4.0    ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL SAFETY

         4.1   BACKGROUND

         4.2   REGULATIONS

         4.3   HIGH VOLTAGE

         4.4   ALTERATIONS TO EXISTING EQUIPMENT

        4.5    MACHINE GUARDING

        4.6    LOOKOUT/TAGOUT