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U of M Safety Procedures
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Duties of a Departmental Research Safety Officer
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Personnel

The following individuals and groups have responsibilities for implementation of various aspects of the University of Minnesota's Laboratory Safety Plan.

Chemical Hygiene Officer

The University of Minnesota's Chemical Hygiene Officer is Dawn C. Errede, Department of Environmental Health and Safety. Ms. Errede is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and chemical hygiene specialist with an M.S. in Environmental Health. Address: W-140 Boynton Health Service. Phone: 612-626-2330.

The UMD Chemical Hygiene Officer is Mahjoub Labyad, Department of Environmental Health and Safety.  Mr. Labyad is a chemical hygiene specialist with a Masters in Eviornmental Health.  Address: 32 Darland Administration Building, 1049 University Drive, Phone: 218-726-7273

College or Departmental Research Safety Officer

The research safety officer for the College (or Department or Division) of __________ is __________. The specific duties of each safety officer will be determined at the college or departmental level. The duties of this RSO are included in Appendix K.

College or Departmental Safety Committee

The designation of a safety committee to assist the safety officer in his/her required duties is strongly encouraged. Names of the safety committee members should be listed in this paragraph.

UMD Environmental Health and Safety Office

The UMD Environmental Health and Safety Office offers assistance in a wide range of health and safety issues.  A list of services offered, and staff phone numbers are included in our website: http://www.d.umn.edu/ehso  Phone: 218-726-7273


Occupational Physician

The St. Mary’s-Duluth Clinic (SMDC) located at 407 East Third St., Duluth MN, provides occupational medicine services to all UMD staff.  The phone number for the Occupational Medicine program, is  218-786-3392

The St. Luke’s Hospital also provides Occupational medicine services to UMD and they could be contacted at: 218-249-6822

More info can be found at: http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/WorkComp/medresources.htm
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