New Online Training – Being a Principal Investigator: Roles, Responsibilities and Resources

The Office of Research has launched a new online training to provide guidance for principal investigators and their staff. Being a Principal Investigator: Roles, Responsibilities and Resources is strongly recommended for principal investigators, but will benefit all members of the research community. Course content explores the lifecycle of a sponsored project, covers research administration and compliance processes and provides access …

University Laboratory Safety Committee Excellence in Safety Awards

The University Laboratory Safety Committee’s Excellence in Safety awards recognize a university faculty or staff member, student and a laboratory research group who have made a considerable contribution to improving laboratory safety on the Ohio State campus. Such contributions can be defined as actions taken to prevent injury or illness, outstanding response and cooperation given to resolve unsafe conditions, consistent …

New Online Risk Assessment Tool Launches November 1

The Office of Research and the Office of Environmental Health and Safety are launching a new user-friendly web-based tool for conducting risk-based assessments – the Online Risk Assessment Tool (ORAT). The ORAT will replace the existing Occupational Health Registry on November 1, 2017. Because it is important that you understand the potential risks associated with your research or job-related duties …