Training and Occupational Health Information

In compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and Regulations (AWAR's) and PHS Policy (including "The Guide"), the CMU Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) requires the following of all personnel involved in the animal care and use program (ACU).

Complete required training(s) sufficient to show that an individual is appropriately qualified and experienced to perform their duties.

Complete trainings required to gain lab/facility access at CMU.

All training requirements MUST BE COMPLETE before a request for Facility Orientation/Access and Hands On Training  will be approved (one week before the date of the training). 

Review the following information regarding this process:

An example of IACUC Training Record can be found here.

Participate in the CMU Occupational Health Program 

The occupational health program is administered by the Office of Laboratory and Field Safety. Select the link for more information. 

If you have any additional questions about any of the above-mentioned information contact the IACUC Coordinator Tracee Wilson or the IACUC Office

Personnel are encouraged to participate in local AALAS branch meetings and Michigan Society for Medical Research (MISMR) training programs. 

IACUC Members: Visit the OLAW website at least semi-annually and familiarize your with other pertinent modules and information (e.g., OLAW FAQs, Policies and Laws, Guidance, educational and other resources).

A link to the Animal Care and Use PHS Assurance can be found here. Review this document as part of your training process.

IACUC Library Resources: Databases

A link to the IACUC Library Resources: Databases can be found here

For additional training information outside of what is provided click here. 

Updated  6/2/2021

Report a Research Concern