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Minors Policy in SMHS Laboratories

Before a minor can access an SMHS laboratory, the policy must be reviewed, the SMHS Research Release and Facilities Access Form for Minors must be signed, a DC work permit must be obtained, and the minor must have completed laboratory safety training. These are required for all minors working in any SMHS laboratory.

Failure to complete laboratory safety training courses will result in disabling card entry. See the General Laboratory Safety Training Schedule offered by Health & Emergency Management Services and Biosafety/Bloodborne Pathogen Training offered by the Office of Laboratory Safety.

Once the student, parent, research supervisor, and department chair have signed the form, please return to the SMHS Office of Resource Management and Operations (

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SMHS Research Release and Facility Access Form for Minors >>