Research Integrity & Safety Support Services

Research Safety

The Office of Research Safety (ORS) strives to provide a safe working environment for UGA employees, students and visitors through education, training, on-site audits, meetings, consultations, and recommendations. Training is administered through the Office of Research Integrity and Safety (ORIS). The Office of Research Safety works in collaboration with the Environmental Safety Division (ESD) to provide comprehensive training.

Mandatory Training

For those working in any laboratory:

Safe Secure Science – Lab Safety Basics (now available through the Professional Education Portal)

For those working with laboratory chemicals:

For those working with radioactive materials:

  • Certified X-Ray Safety Training (administered by ORS)

For those working with lasers:

Additional Training Opportunities

For additional information, please contact the Research Training Core at