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Research Safety

The Research and Radiation Safety section provides programs and services to support the research enterprise for Cornell University.  The core program areas include Radiation Safety, Biosafety, and Research Safety (including chemical safety and hazardous waste).  Several programs carry out responsibilities supporting university oversight committees such as the University Radiation Safety Committee, the Institutional Biosafety Committee, and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.  Other programs and services provide broad-based regulatory compliance assistance and assurance such as Controlled Substances, Hazardous Waste including Regulated Medical Waste, Research Area inspections, Department of Transportation shipping requirements and Training.