The Florida Atlantic University Occupational Health Program is dedicated to protecting the health and well-being of its employees.  Hazards encountered in the campus workplace are addressed by individual risk assessment and medical surveillance.  These hazards can include:  contact with biohazardous materials, contact with chemical hazards, contact with research animals, requirements for respiratory protection and scientific diving.  All employees and students with the potential for these risks must be enrolled in the Occupational Health Program.  Work requiring enrollment includes:

  • Work that includes direct or indirect contact with research animals
  • Work as an EH&S hazardous materials emergency responder
  • Work around excessive noise
  • Work with materials derived from humans or nonhuman primates
  • Work with exposure to hazardous levels of dusts, mists, fumes, or vapors
  • Work requiring scientific diving

Occupational Health Program Manual

Click the link below to get started on participating in the Occupational Health Program:


Related FAU Plans and Program Manuals


For questions or to learn more about the Occupational Health program at FAU, please contact the FAU Biological Safety Officer at bso@fau.edu