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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 training 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:

This is an example of the IACUC Training Record -  Research and Animal Care Personnel Training Record.

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).

If you have any additional questions about any of the above-mentioned information contact the IACUC Coordinator at or 989-774-7313. 

Participating in the Occupational Health Program

The Occupational Health Program is administered by the Office of Laboratory and Field Safety. Changes to this program are being implemented beginning April 1, 2022.

For more information, contact the Office of Laboratory and Field Safety at 989-774-4474 or visit the OLFS Occupational Health Webpage. 

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Updated  5/6/2022

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