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Environmental Health & Safety

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Suite 6216
Hanover, NH 03755-3529
Phone: (603) 646-1762
Fax: (603) 646-2622

Dartmouth Compliance Matrix

Complex organizations such as Dartmouth comply with a multitude of policies, laws, and regulations.  Risk and Internal Controls has developed a compliance matrix to guide the Dartmouth community in identifying key compliance areas, the Dartmouth staff responsible for various aspects of compliance oversight, and where to go to learn more about each compliance area.
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All animal protocols must be reviewed and approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).  If the animal protocol involves any of the following agents, use of these agents in animals must also be reviewed and approved by the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).  Please submit a modification to your IBC registration in BioRAFT and notify the Biosafety Officer to obtain IBC approval for these experiments.

  • Agents that can infect and/or cause disease in humans, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, rickettsia, prions, protozoans, or parasites
  • Genetically-altered organisms (including transgenics and knockouts)
  • Human cell lines, blood, bodily fluid, organs, tissues
  • Recombinant or synthetic DNA or RNA molecules
  • Cells/tissues that have been transfected/transduced to express recombinant or synthetic DNA or RNA
  • Viral vectors
  • Biological toxins
  • Biohazardous waste

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Last Updated: 11/19/18