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DOD/DOE Safety and Environmental Compliance

The Department of Defense (DoD) compliance requirements have recently changed and provisions previously requested for Safety and Environmental Compliance have been removed (i.e., Principal Investigator Assurance, Certificate of Environmental Compliance, Facility Safety Plan).

However, in certain instances, additional documentation will be requested prior awarding assistance. Such instances may include use of Army-provided infectious agents or toxins, select biological agents or toxins, select chemical agent(s), or pesticides outside of an established laboratory.

If the request requires institutional safety documentation or safety department approval the researcher must provide DEHS with the following via email.

Submit your request to, DEHS will provide requested information within 48 hours.

For additional assistance contact the DEHS Office (612-626-6002); or Joe Klancher, Research Safety Program Manager (612-626-3611).