The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost, the Office of the Vice President for Research, Department of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, and  Environmental Health and Safety are presented a Symposium on Research Safety and Compliance.

The symposium, held Wednesday, October 12, 2016 served as a primer for research faculty, graduate students, and post docs in areas such as general safety, fire safety, radiation safety, inventory control, and hazardous materials management.

Featured Speakers

Dr. Robert Emery, Vice President for Safety, Health, Environment, and  Risk Management and Associate Professor of Occupational Health at  the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the University of Texas School of Public Health Full CV

Dr. Mark McLellan, Vice President for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies, Utah State University Full Bio

Panel Members

Punctures and Lacerations


Dr. Lisa Nolan, Dr. Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean's Chair in Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University. Full Bio

Research Laboratory Fires


Dr. Steve Martin, Distinguished Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University. Full Bio

Ames Laboratory Ball-Milling Incident

Dr. Thomas Lograsso, Director, Materials Science and Engineering and Ames Laboratory of US DOE. Full Bio

Learn more about safety in our universities, click here to read A guide to implementing a SAFETY CULTURE in our universities.