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Laboratory Safety Committee

About the Laboratory Safety Committee (LSC)

The University has a responsibility to provide a safe and healthy environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors, while working in University-supervised instructional laboratories, research laboratories and academic support shops be they on- or off-campus.The Laboratory Safety Committee supports this responsibility through the proactive identification, evaluation and control of hazards in laboratories and academic support shops on campus or off-campus for the safety and health of employees, students, and visitors. In this context, the Committee is responsible for advising and providing guidance to the safety and research infrastructures for the campuses of the University of Tennessee Knoxville and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture in Knoxville.

The committee usually meets monthly during Spring and Fall semesters as well as once during the Summer Break.

Charter & Bylaws

LaboratorySafetyCommitteeCharter_Ver2.0 (revised 02/20/2023)



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