RESEARCH SMART

Safe Research is Smart Research

The University of Michigan strengthens and sustains the quality of its research by instilling a strong culture of laboratory and research safety.

Strengthening the research safety environment at U-M

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Enhancing a cooperative culture of safety around all research activities
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Improving communication, awareness and resource assessment across campus
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Establishing commitment to using proper safety procedures in all research activities
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Identifying best practices and strategies that may serve as a model for others

U-M Laboratory and Research Safety

About Us

Research Smart initiative aims to strengthen and sustain a strong culture of laboratory safety across campus

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Safety Committees

Safety committees review incidents and concerns in order to recommend improvements and remediation

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Safety Coordinators

Safety coordinators liaison between researchers, safety committees and Environment, Health & Safety

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Resources

Training opportunities and safety policies, incident reporting, hazardous waste forms and more

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Quick Links

Safe Research is Smart Research (Letter from S. Jack Hu and Kevin Hegarty)

Questions? Contact research-smart@umich.edu

U-M Environment Health & Safety 

Quick link Report compliance issues and concerns

Quick link Injury, illness and incident reporting