Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) presents: Safety in Research Updates
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Banish Bulky Biohazard Boxes!!
Lifting Guidelines (Weight) For A Single
* females who are pregnant should not lift
more than 25 lbs.
As a standard guideline strive to
keep each container for waste collection to weigh less than 25 lbs.
If the container weighs more than the average 1 year old toddler,
it is probably too heavy.
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The Johns Hopkins Institutions
require health care providers to have annual influenza vaccination or
possess an approved qualified
exception. If vaccinated
outside of Johns Hopkins, a proof of immunization must be provided
to Occupational Health Services to receive credit for the vaccination.
Please review the
Mandatory Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Policy (HSE048) for more
The Influenza vaccine will be administered to Physicians, Faculty, Staff, Employees, Students and Volunteers by Occupational Health Services as listed below.
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Dual Use Research
of Concern (DURC) policies:
In the federal policy's
current form, there are 15 agents (microbial entities and toxins) that
fall under institutional DURC oversight. The current list of 15 agents
as well as a list of 7 categories of experiments or experimental effects
that would constitute DURC may be found at this website: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/hse/ire/regulations.html.
Questions regarding DURC should be directed to the Biosafety
Office at email@example.com or