Occupational Health and Safety Program

The objectives of this Occupational Health and Safety Program (OHSP) are to provide a safe working environment and practices for University at Albany faculty, researchers and their staff, animal facility personnel, and students involved with the care and use of research animals.


Initial participation includes completion of an online course and submittal of a health history form to the contracted physician.  Health history forms are then required on an annual basis for personnel continuing in the OHSP.

More information can be found at this link, Occupational Health SOP

People who must participate in the OHSP include:

  • Animal care staff
  • Personnel listed on an active animal protocol

For more information on training and other requirements send an email to,

Dr. Antigone McKenna- amckenna1@albany.edu