Information for New Principal Investigators, Faculty, and Researchers
Welcome to the University of Hawaii and the State of Hawaii!! There are a
multitude of rules and regulations pertaining to common laboratory
materials and other research related activities in Hawaii which may be
quite different from those at your previous institution. The University
has specific programs and requirements for:
In addition, there are regulations governing the importation and shipment of these materials or types of equipment into the State and/or University. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.hawaii.edu/ehso/. In order to assist you in complying with these regulations, please contact us well in advance of your arrival!!
- Radioactive material
- Biological "commodities" - including micro-organisms, plants, animals, biological toxins, cell or tissue samples, recombinant DNA, etc.
- Compressed gas (SCUBA) diving
- Certain chemicals and hazardous materials
- Disposal of hazardous waste
We also offer a variety of training programs in Laboratory Safety, Radiation Safety, Hazardous Waste, Scientific Diving, Fire Extinguisher Use, and Shipping of Biological Commodities. Please contact us to check on class schedules or to arrange for traini
ng once you have arrived.
Thank you for your cooperation, please let us know if we can be of further assistance.
Director, (808) 956-8660
|Radiation Safety Program
|Biological Safety Program
|Diving Safety Program
|Fire Safety Program
|Hazardous Materials Management Program
|Laboratory Safety Program
|Environmental Compliance Program
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Last Updated 13 August 2003