Occupational Health and Safety
Occupational Health for Animal Personnel packet

See this manual for information regarding the assessment of health and safety risks for employees that have contact with animals. Contact the animal Care Facility Coordinator  with any questions (RichardMarble@ferris.edu or 231-591-2246).


Part 1: Risk Assessment form- Complete this form to assess your level of contact, and the depth of screening (Category A or B)  that will be required. This form will be submitted to the Animal Care Facility (contact RichardMarble@ferris.edu or 231-591-2246)


Part 2. Health Assessment forms (Category A or B).


Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for occupational health and safety risk assessment. - This  SOP explains the process of risk assessment for personnel that work with animals.


Contact the Director of Laboratory Safety, Anne Hawkins, (AnneHawkins@ferris.edu, 231-591-1254) to make sure compliance, training and safety issues do not delay the start of lab-based projects. Faculty responsible for a research lab in any academic unit or college should familiarize themselves with the policies and procedures of the Safety, Health, Environmental & Risk Management (SHERM) Office