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Laboratory Animal Resources

Mission

Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) provides for the care and well-being of vertebrate animals used in research, training, and education by supporting the animal-related needs of researchers, educators and students while complying with the highest standards of care described by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) and state and federal regulations.

Working with Animals

If you are planning to work with animals, the following is needed:

  • Successful completion of online training (see "Online Training" below)
  • Completion and review of the health questionnaire form (see "Occupational Health and Safety Program - Health Questionnaire" below)

See the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) policy, Requirements for Working with Animals, for more details.

Online Training

For access to CITI Program online training, go to http://www.citiprogram.org. Required course are listed in Requirements for Working with Animals.

Occupational Health and Safety Program

Health Questionnaire for faculty, staff, and students intending on working with animals.  

Note: BEFORE FILLING OUT YOUR HEALTH SCREENING FORM, have your Tetanus and Hepatitis B immunization records handy including the date of your last Tetanus immunization and the date you completed your Hepatitis B immunization series.  
Visiting Animals for Education, Demonstration or Training
Ordering Animals

 

REPORTING AN ACCIDENT OR INJURY 

If you have an accident or get injured, get medical help if needed. Report your injury/illness to your supervisor, and complete a form CS-13, Report of Accident or Injury.

 

Contact Us

  • Laboratory Animal Resources
    P: (607) 777-3836
    F: (607) 777-5454
  • Mail Stop
    PO Box 6000
    Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
  • Courier Service
    4400 Vestal Pkwy E
    Vestal, NY 13850

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Last Updated: 12/12/17