Division Title
Safety

Safety and Health Committees

The Division of Occupational Health & Safety is committed to ensuring proper due diligence in safety related matters. Our Committees work to provide safety policy recommendations, review current practices and procedures, and establish guidelines to comply with NIH and federal occupational safety and health requirements. 

 

Select one of the links below for more information:

Institutional Biosafety Committee

IC Safety and Health Committee

Occupational Safety and Health Committee

Institutional Biosafety Committee

The NIH Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) provides recommendations to the Director of the NIH or his designee, in matters pertaining to the control of hazards associated with the intramural use of microbiological agents, their vectors, and recombinant DNA. The committee serves as an advisory body to the Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS), Office of Research Services (ORS).

Read more from the Charter for the NIH Institutional Biosafety Committee 

 

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Membership Roster

 

Name​

​Affiliation

Dr. Steven Feldman, Ph.D. Chairman, Virologist​

Surgery Branch NCI

Dr. Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator

Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases
NIAID

​Dr. Jeremy Davis, M.D.

​Thoracic & Gastrointestinal Oncology Branch
NCI

​Dr. Robert Craigie, Ph.D.
Molecular Biologist

​Molecular Virology Section
NIDDK

​Dr. Kevin L. Holmes, Ph.D.
Biologist

​Flow Cytometry Section

NIAID

​Dr. Harry Malech, M.D.
Clinician

​Laboratory of Host Defenses
NIAID

​Dr. Steven Denny, DVM
Animal Programs

​Office of Animal Care and Use 
OACU

​Deborah A. Michaels

​Community Member

​Mr. Carl Seils

​Community Member

​Ms. Jocelyn Dunford Weissman
Senior Research Associate

​Experimental Immunology Branch 
NCI

​Christine Maisano

​Scientific Technical Writer

Dr. Richard Baumann, Ph.D. NIH Biological Safety Officer (BSO) IBC Executive Secretary​

ORS, Division of Occupational Health and Safety​​

Adam Clarkson, M.P.H., C.B.S.P. NIH Associate Biological Safety Officer​

ORS, Division of Occupational Health and Safety​ ​ 

 

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IC Safety and Health Committee

The promotion of safety and health policies, practices and procedures is the responsibility of each member of the NIH Community.NIH Manual 1340 - Occupational Safety and Health Management  establishes guidelines to help each Institute or Center (IC) comply with NIH and federal occupational safety and health requirements. It represents the NIH commitment to actively promote a comprehensive and effective Occupational Safety and Health Program and provides the foundation for a Safety and Health Committee in each IC. Each IC is required to establish an IC Safety and Health Committee.

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Membership Roster

Name

Affiliation

Dr. Michele Evans

CC

Michele France

CIT

​Joel Brubaker

​NCATS

Belinda Davis

NCCAM

Elizabeth Conner

NCI

Position Open

NEI

Ivona Aksentijevich

NHGRI

Ilsa Rovira

NHLBI

Ruin Moaddel

NIA

Cheryl Marietta-Busbey

NIAAA

Chris Hanson

NIAID

Joshua Kaufman

NIAMS

Andrea Balbo

NIBIB

​Dr. Niamh Cawley

​NICHD

Marisela Morales

NIDA

Ron Petralia and Barbara Zwiesler

NIDCD

Tina Kilts

NIDCR

Daniel Appella

NIDDK

Irina Alva-Weinstein

NIGMS

Anthony Gioio

NIMH

George Harmison

​NINDS

Dan Wang

NINR & NIEHS

Harold Lindmark

NLM

Paul Hawver

OD/ORF

Nancy Newman

OD/ORS

​(Byron) Eric Moser

​VRC

 

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Occupational Safety and Health Committee

The NIH Occupational Safety and Health Committee (OSHC) provides safety policy recommendations to the Director of the NIH or his/her designee in matters pertaining to occupational health, accident control and fire prevention.NIH Manual 1340 - Occupational Safety and Health Management establishes guidelines to help each Institute or Center (IC) comply with NIH and federal occupational safety and health requirements.

 

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 Membership Roster 

Name​

​Affiliation

​Mr. Chris Hanson, Chairperson

​Division of Intramural Research, NIAID

​Dr. Michele Evans

​Clinical Center Safety Office, CC

​Mr. Anthony Gioio

​Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NIMH

​Ms. Julie Kim

​Laboratory of Immunogenetics, NIAID

​Dr. Joseph Chinquee

​Laboratory of Pathology, CCR, NCI

​Ms. Cynthia M. Haggerty

​Laboratory of Recepter Biology and Gene Expression, CCR, NCI

​Dr. Barna Dey

​Laboratory of Viral Diseases, NIAID

​Dr. Steve Denny

​Office of Animal Care and Use, OIR, OD

​Dr. Niamh Cawley

​Section on Cellular Neurobiology, NICHD

​Dr. Patricia Tsang​Laboratory of Clinical Infectious Diseases, NIAID
​Mr. Angelo Parker​Division of Facilities, Operations, and Maintenance, ORF, OD

LCDR Matt Deptola, Executive Secretary

​Division of Occupational Health and Safety, ORS, OD

​​​ ​Liaisons (Non-Voting Members)

​RADM Deborah E. Wilson, DrPH

​Division of Occupational Health and Safety, ORS, OD

​Mr. William K. Floyd

​Division of Environmental Protection, ORF, OD

​Dr. Heike Bailin

​Occupational Medical Service, DOHS, ORS, OD

​Mr. Kenneth Saks

​Division of the Fire Marshall, ORS, OD

​CAPT Edward Pfister

​Division of Evironmental Protection, ORF, OD

​Mr. Bill Fitzgerald Jr.​Health and Safety Branch, NIEHS
​Mr. Gias Ahmad​Division of Design and Construction Management, ORF, OD
​Mr. Justin Dion​Division of Radiation Safety, ORS, OD
​Mr. Stephen Novak​Health and Safety Branch, NIEHS

 

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