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Environmental Health & Safety


Biological Safety

Primary Programs:

  • Training (Biosafety Level 2 (BSL2) and above, Bloodborne Pathogens, Biomedical Waste)
  • Recombinant DNA, Etiologic and Select Agent protocol reviews, registration and approval
  • Biomedical waste collection, packaging, and disposal
  • BSL2 and above laboratory certifications and inspections
  • Medical monitoring (vertebrate animal handlers, OSHA HAZWOPER, and respirator users)

Other Programs:

  • Food event approvals
  • Red Cross training: (Adult CPR/AED, Child and Infant CPR/AED, Standard First Aid & Safety)
  • Public health and other miscellaneous sanitation issues

Oversight Committee: Biological Safety Committee

  • Dr. Brian Chadwick, Chairperson Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Science
  • Dr. Hank Bass Associate Professor, Department of Biological Science
  • Dr. Quing-Xiang Amy Sang Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Dr. Richard Hyson Professor, Department of Psychology
  • Dr. Jeong-Su Kim, Professor, Department of Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Sciences
  • Dr. Choogon Lee Associate Professor, College of Medicine
  • Audrey Wilson University Legal Counsel, Office of the Vice President for Research
  • Dr. Richard Le University Biological Safety Officer
  • Community Representatives (2)
    • Gan Preamplume
    • Michael Edgar

Committee Service:

  • FSU Animal Control and Use Committee
  • FSU Food Advisory Committee
  • FSU Campus Partners – Special Event Permitting

Richard Le, MPA, Ed.D.
Biological Safety Officer

Alternate Contacts

Marvin Woods
Assistant Director

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