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Attending Veterinarian (AV) on staff. The principal responsibility of the AV is to develop and implement an effective program of veterinary care for animals used in research and teaching. This program has multiple components including preventive medicine, proper use of anesthetics, analgesics, and tranquilizers; perioperative care; euthanasia; diagnostic procedures; and provision of veterinary care, emergency care and aspects of animal husbandry.
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Teaching Laboratory Policy last fall that establishes a new framework for the use of biological hazards in teaching laboratories or other experiential learning environments as recommended by an appointed task force of instructional faculty and staff.
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Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Exposure Control Plan (ECP) which has been developed and implemented to meet the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030).

This 2014-15 edition of the Exposure Control Plan will be valid through September 30, 2015.  There are no substantial changes relative to the 2013-14 edition.

For more information, visit biosafety.utk.edu.