The following pages refer to the Occupational Health Program established by the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) upon the recommendation of the federal Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) and CU-Boulder's Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
If you are an animal researcher or animal care staff, you must review the information contained within the following sites. You will also be directed (via your campus email address) to fill out and submit the Animal Exposure Questionnaire as a requirement to enter into animal facilities.
- Occupational Health FAQs
- How do I enroll in the Occupational health and safety Program?
- Who is required to participate in the Occupational Health Program?
- When do I need to participate in the Occupational Health Program?
- Who will have access to my medical information?
- Will the information from the questionnaire be added to my health record?
- Can the questionnaire affect my eligibility for employment or insurability?
- Will my illness/injury/expose be reported to my PI?
- Description of UCB's Occupational Health Program
- Overview of Hazards Involved in Working with Animals
- Information on Physical Hazards: Bites, Scratches, Sharps
- Information on Laboratory Animal Allergies
- Preventing Laboratory Animal Allergies
- Information About Species-Zoonoses (diseases that spread between animals and humans)
- Do you have a pet at home? Vivarium Risks from Pets in the Home
- Example Occupational Health Survey
- How to Handle and Report a Work-Related Injury
- Occupational Health and Safety Resources and Contact Information