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Safety and Employee Health

EHS

  • Training regarding hazardous agents is provided by EHS to all staff. Specific training includes Blood Borne Pathogens, Radiation Safety, Chemical Safety and Waste Management, as well as specific 2-3 day courses in ABSL practices. 
    • My EHS training
      • LAERAP - Laboratory Animal Exposure Risk Assessment Program (Medical Surveillance questionnaire) 
  • Macaque Primate Safety
  • N95 Fit Testing
    • Have your supervisor send an email to Marc Ridgely  (cc the employee) asking for:
      • The 3M link to fill out the OSHA mandated medical questionnaire
      • An appointment with Marc for the fit test, assuming the questionnaire responses do not raise any need for medical review
    • Bring your own N95 mask(s)—some suggestions below: 
      • 3M™ Particulate Respirator 8210, N95
      • 3M™ Health Care Particulate Respirator and Surgical Mask 1860, N95
      • 3M™ Aura Particulate Respirator 9205+, N95

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Employee Health at UMIC

  1. EMPLOYEE VACCINES and TB TESTING
    • Complete the JE Authorization Form and take it with you to UMIC for the following:
      • Vaccines
      • Titers
      • TB Testing
      • Fitness-for-work testing
    • Have your department's financial office provide billing info at the top of the page (this is not billed to VR)
    • Contact UMIC at 667-214-1899 or use the scheduling link for an appointment
    • Please send all test results to UMBOccupationalHealth@som.umaryland.edu 
  2. WORKERS' COMPENSATION —type of insurance covering employees for injuries or illnesses sustained while performing job duties.
    • Report work-related injuries and illnesses, regardless of whether medical treatment is required, to Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) within three days of the incident. All information can be found on the Enterprrise Risk Management website under Workers’ Compensation
    • If seeking medical treatment, print a copy of the injury report and take it with you to document that EHS has been notified.