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The standards and procedures described in this document provide guidance to all researchers and animal handlers for the maintenance of required standard documentation.
The standards and procedures described in this document provide guidance to all researchers and animal handlers regarding the humane endpoints for laboratory rodents utilized in research, teching, or testing.
The standards and procedures described in this document describe the requirements to all researchers and animal handlers for experimental procedures that utilize either dietary restriction or deprivation schedules. It does not, however, address fasting procedures used prior to anesthesia or surgery, veterinary recommendations for the care of an animal, or specialized diets which do not entail caloric restriction.
The standards and procedures described in this document provide guidance to all researchers and animal handlers for managing potential weight loss that may occur due to experimental variables or conditions that could interfere with eating and / or drinking (e.g. difficulty with ambulation).
The standards and procedures described in this document provide guidance to all researchers and animal handlers for the euthanasia of rodents. Performing euthanasia correctly is an ethical imperative. Proper euthanasia minimizes pain/distress and reliably causes death. This document does not contain details for conduct of certain procedures.
This document is intended to provide uniform guidance to researchers in the preparation, storage and use of Tribromoethanol.
The standards and procedures described in this document provide guidance to all researchers and animal handlers for requirements for humane endpoints for mice and rats in cancer studies.
The standards and procedures described in this document provide guidance to all researchers and animal handlers for ensuring adequate aseptic technique for all non-USDA regulated rodent (i.e., mice and rats) survival surgeries.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ("University") is a community committed to creating an environment that encourages personal responsibility and intellectual growth. The University's mission includes the goals "to serve as a center for research, scholarship and creativity and to teach a diverse community of undergraduate, graduate and professional students to become the next generation of leaders."
All employers covered by OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards 1910.1053 and 1926.1153 must develop and implement a written exposure control plan. This plan describes tasks where employees may be exposed to silica on campus and the ways to reduce exposures through controls, work practices and housekeeping methods. This plan is a supplement to the campus policy and standard on crystalline silica.
The purpose of the crystalline silica standard is to provide a means by which employees can be protected from the hazards associated with silica dust and develop procedures by which employees must follow when there is a potential for silica dust exposure.
Scaffolds shall be furnished and erected in accordance with the OSHA 1910.28 standard for employees who are engaged in work that cannot be done safely from the ground or from solid construction. The purpose of these requirements is to ensure that all safe work practices are followed when erecting, altering, working on, and dismantling scaffolds. It is the intent of the University to provide maximum protection to all employees by the issuance of these requirements.
The purpose of the Material Handling - Hoist Standard is to establish requirements for the safety of UNC-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) employees while using various types of hoist to lift and/or lower heavy loads at various locations around campus, and to establish a set of guidelines and requirements that UNC-CH directors/department chairs, supervisors, employees, and the UNC-CH Environment, Health and Safety (EHS), must uphold.
This Standard is intended to provide guidance, structure, and procedural safeguards for the University in accordance with the Freedom of Speech and Expression University Policy. This Standard applies to all students, staff, and faculty of the University, as well as to all campus visitors wishing to engage in expressive conduct on campus.
Together with the University's Facilities Use Policy, the University has established this Standard to establish requirements for the use of its Facilities in order to: (1) focus on its mission; (2) provide a safe environment; and (3) preserve the aesthetics of the campus.