This policy intends to avoid unnecessary loss or injury resulting from use of university laboratories by individuals who do not have appropriate training, supervision, or authorization. Only those individuals authorized under this policy are permitted in specified university laboratories.
University laboratories are provided to serve the instructional and research missions of the University. The purposes of this policy are to assure that University laboratories are used only in services of those missions and to avoid unnecessary loss or injury resulting from use of University laboratories by individuals who do not have appropriate training, supervision, or authorization.
The laboratories subject to this policy are listed in Attachment A, which also designates the department chair or other official responsible for authorizing access to such laboratories.
The use of University laboratories for any purpose is limited to individuals in one or more of the following categories:
The department chair’s written authorization shall specify:
Any person who believes that one or more persons is using any University laboratory without appropriate authorization shall report the matter promptly to the chair of the affected department.
Initially approved November 13, 2000