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Biological & Chemical Safety Advisory Group

The Biological and Chemical Safety Advisory Group is comprised of representatives of the Institutions and The University of Texas System ( the UT System). Each Institution is represented by the individual responsibility for biological and chemical safety.

 

Mission

To provide advice and recommendations to the UT System Environmental Health and Safety Advisory Committee; to support the development and implementation of appropriate programs; to serve as a mechanism for the free exchange of information and cooperation among the Institutions and various UT System offices with biological and chemical safety issues, including maintenance of safe workplace, regulatory compliance strategies, employee training programs; and to support and facilitate collaborative efforts relating to environmental, health and safety that will benefit the Institutions and the UT System generally.

 

Goals

  • Emphasize and enhance communication and cooperation among the Institutions and various UT System offices with regard to biological and chemical safety issues
  • Review, evaluate, and recommend regulatory compliance strategies
  • Encourage and promote the hiring of well-qualified biological and chemical safety staff
  • Identify, recommend, and pursue opportunities to facilitate collaborative efforts that will benefit the Institutions and the UT System generally
 

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