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UTIA Environmental, Health & Safety

The UTIA Safety Office promotes a safe and healthful work and academic environment at the Institute of Agriculture. The program was developed in accordance with Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Act (TOSHA); The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC); and other standards and codes promoting occupational health, safety and environmental stewardship.

Our services include:

  • Annual safety, occupational health and environmental protection inspections of all UTIA facilities
  • Annual fume hood testing
  • Hazardous waste disposal and waste management consultation
  • Training
  • Assistance in developing policies, procedures and written plans in compliance with local, state and federal agencies
  • Facilitation of AED/CPR video-based training

We invite your comments and questions. Also, if you find any broken links on this website, please let us know. Click here to send your feedback to the UTIA Safety Office.

Other UT Safety Resources

Radiation Safety Office — The use of radioisotopes in a research or clinical setting requires special consideration for the handling and storage of these materials. [Learn more]

Biological Safety Office — The UT Biosafety Program is intended to teach personnel how to avoid and limit their exposure to infectious agents by facilitating the implementation of biosafety practices for lab and research personnel. [Learn more]

Environmental Health & Safety Office (Knoxville Campus) — This office is the primary resource for OSHA-related information and support on the Knoxville campus. Programs include: chemical safety, fire safety, hazardous waste management, respiratory protection, emergency contingency plans and more. [Learn more]

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Chemical Hygiene and Laboratory Safety Training

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