Office of Research and Laboratory Safety
Kechia Hester , Director
Research and Laboratory Safety (RLS) is dedicated to promoting a culture of safety and provides resources and mechanisms to support researchers in conducting safe, responsible, and successful research activities. RLS provides comprehensive services in the fields of biological safety, chemical safety, occupational safety, laser safety, physical hazards, and environmental health. RLS maintains and administers programs that combine training, consultation, and assessments to protect the health and safety of the University's research and lab community and to ensure regulatory compliance and adherence to University policies and recognized standards.