Research safety is of priority at the University of Illinois Springfield. Safety is the responsibility of everyone on campus: faculty, staff, and students. The safety roles for each member of the institution are described in the policies and procedures of the Research Safety program.
Instructional and Research Safety Board
The Instructional and Research Safety Board is responsible for oversight of the campus research safety program.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Institutional Effectiveness, ex officio
Associate Chancellor of Administrative Affairs, Facilities and Services, ex officio
Director of Research Administration, Chair
Environmental Health and Safety Officer
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Director, Field Stations
Director, Barber Observatory
Director, Innovate Springfield
Policies and Procedures
Faculty Staff Manual (pdf)
The most recent policies and waiver forms for students involved in university-sponsored travel, such as field trips, can be found on the UIS Student Affairs staff information website.
Chemical Hygiene Plan (pdf)
Questions about the Chemical Hygiene Plan at UIS should be addressed to Marc Klingshirn, the Chemical Hygiene Officer.
Questions or concerns about the Research Safety program at UIS should be addressed to Ravneet Chhokar, the Environmental Health and Safety Officer.
Call the campus emergency number for immediate response to an emergency situation in the laboratory: