The Research Safety Working Group was established to support the Research Safety Policy Council by focusing on safety and compliance initiatives. The working group meets monthly to discuss and provide feedback on initiatives designed to foster a safe research environment for employees, students, and volunteers. Its primary goals include continuous quality improvement, enhanced communication, and promotion of laboratory and occupational safety across campus.
The working group will assess the effectiveness of research safety programs by using data-gathering and analytic tools to systematically enhance and promote responsible research University-wide. Working group members include safety professionals, technical research staff, and graduate students in addition to key administrators involved with supporting university research activities.