BOHD Services

The Biosafety Program of BOHD performs activities and offers a number of services to support continuous biosafety improvement in the University community. Please contact our office (612) 626-6002 for assistance with any of the following:

  • Administration of and training for UMN Select Agent Program
  • Biological incident investigation
  • Joint lab audits
  • IBC and IACUC reviews
  • Written guidelines and tools (fact sheets, standard operating procedure templates, biological spill clean-up, biohazardous waste plan)
  • Training resource development  
  • Biosafety, biocontainment, and biosecurity consultation
  • Construction plan review

Occupational Health performs activities and offers a number of services to support health and safety in the University community. Please contact our office (612) 626-5008 for assistance with any of the following:

Occupational Health Program Activities

Occupational Health Services

  • Academic Health Center (AHC) Immunizations and TB Screening client service for residents/fellows, students, and program coordinators (service for students soon to transition to Boynton Health Service)
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Program client service for employees
  • BSL-3 Medical Surveillance Program client service for employees, supervisors, and contractors
  • Compliance tracking and reporting for supervisors of employees required to undergo TB screening or immunizations to work in clinical or research areas, or who are required to use respiratory protection to do their work
  • Information about Department of Transportation requirements for pre-employment drug testing, random drug testing, post-accident drug/alcohol testing, and reasonable suspicion drug/alcohol testing for covered drivers
  • Research Occupational Health Program (ROHP) client service for researchers, PIs, RAR employees, FM employees, and visitors
  • Respiratory Protection Program



  • Facilitating on-site medical services and respirator fit-testing for groups of employees
  • IACUC Field Study medical review and IBC protocol medical review (through contracted provider)
  • Referral to HealthPartners Occupational Medicine for work-related immunizations, tests, and exams
  • Referral to occupational health physicians for consultation on the effects of specific work hazards on pregnant or immuno-compromised individuals
  • Technical assistance for Occupational Health Portal
  • Technical assistance for ULearn training modules (ROHP, BBP, BSL-3)