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Biological Safety at UW Oshkosh

“Protecting Researchers and the University Community"

The University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh is committed to protecting the health and safety of its faculty, staff, students, visitors and the environment by adequately identifying and managing biohazardous materials. The campus Laboratory, Shop, Studio Safety Team provides support, review and oversight of campus activities involving biohazardous materials. 

The UWO Lab, Shop, Studio Safety Team and the Hazardous Waste Management Team incorporates federal and state regulations that govern the use , storage, transport and disposal of all biological materials. The program provides resources to support faculty and staff in implementing safety and compliant laboratory practices as prescribed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The team provides the following resources to the research community:

  • Biosafety Guidelines
  • Waste Handling Information
  • Training Information
  • Shipment of Biological Materials


If you would like additional information on the campus biological safety program please contact the Lab, Shop, Studio Safety Team at (920) 424-1217 or

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