Section Section 8: Occupational Health Services Program - Laboratory Animals and Biomedical Services (OHPLABS)
The University provides occupational health and safety services to ensure appropriate occupational health and safety surveillance (and if necessary care) for lab personnel involved in research approved by the IBC. HealthPoint OHPLABS is limited to research personnel (faculty, research personnel, students and visitors) who may be exposed to biohazardous materials. This program is provided free of charge to research personnel and all information collected will maintained in a confidential manner, as required by law.
All personnel who may be potentially exposed to biohazardous materials are strongly encouraged to enroll and those working with human pathogens may be required to enroll in the program. Please see the HealthPoint OHPLABS website for more information: http://www.utexas.edu/hr/current/services/ohp.html.
HealthPoint OHPLABS services include:
- Medical Evaluation
- Serum Banking
- Respirator Fit Testing
- Case Management
- Consultation for medical issues