Field Safety

Updated August 03, 2010


Field work and research is an essential component of several academic programs and departments, labs, or centers at the Institute.  With the importance and excitement associated with field work, however, it can be easy to forget that work performed in the field can often be dangerous. 

Fortunately, sufficient planning and preparation for such work will greatly reduce the likelihood of accidents, incidents, illnesses, and injuries occurring while in the field.

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Comprehensive Field Safety Guidance481 KB
A Field Health and Safety Plan template that will aid you in planning your next trip.356 KB