Research Safety Resources

The Research and Academic Safety Policy sets the expectations that drive the university’s safety culture in academic and research activities on the Ann Arbor campus. The policy is issued by the Department of Environment, Health & Safety in collaboration with the Research and Academic Safety Committee’s Executive Leadership Team: the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Executive Vice President and CFO, the Vice President for Research and Innovation and the Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs.

Resources for Researchers
Research Safety First Award

University of Michigan’s commitment to a vibrant safety culture depends on the willingness of every individual to pursue a safe, healthful, and environmentally sound workplace. EHS recognizes employees who are making U-M a safe place with the Safety First Recognition Award. Find out what it takes to win and how to nominate someone. For more information, contact

Nomination Form