Safety & Animal Use Committee

HAPS Safety & Animal Use Committee

The purpose of the HAPS Safety & Animal Use Committee is to support and facilitate the awareness at all educational levels and promote health, safety, and security of resources in the human anatomy and physiology laboratory. The committee is charged with reviewing, updating, and crafting changes to the HAPS Safety Guidelines, as well as, developing, reviewing and recommending policies and position statements on the use of animals in college-level A&P instruction. Furthermore, it provides a forum for publication of safety-related issues through the Spotlight on Safety and Safety Case Studies on the HAPS website. 

We provide HAPS members with resources regarding:

·       Safe disposal of dissection specimens

·       Storage and disposal of chemicals

·       Protocols for working with body fluids

·       Students Safety contract

·       Safety for students with special needs

·       How to store biological specimens and histology slides

·       First aid kit content

·       Basic Safety equipment for the laboratories


Safety & Animal Use Committee Resources:

      Spotlight on Safety


We are looking for committee members, so if you are interested in helping contact the committee chair

Contact Committee Chair