Clinical Safety – Programs & Services

Please see below for information about the Clinical Safety programs and services of most relevance to you.


Information about the potential health risks of asbestos exposure, including the increased risk to smokers, and the Boston University/Boston Medical Center Asbestos Management Plan

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Find BMC policies and procedures as well as other other relevant information for people who work at BMC on their intranet site.


Radioisotopes are used in research and clinical environments. All users are required to attend training, complete permitting, purchase monitoring equipment, etc. Please contact Radiation Safety for more information prior to working with radioactive materials.

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Sign up for a fit test or find out more about getting trained on using a respirator on the Research Support site.


Find information about treatment for work-related injuries and illnesses as well as pre-employment examinations for the employees of Boston Medical Center at the BMC’s Occupational and Environmental Medicine Department.


Find information about prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for work-related injuries and illnesses for the employees of Boston University at the BU Occupational Health Center.


Find resources for BU and BMC’s scientific community about prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of research-related injuries and illnesses at ROHP.


Students working in clinical environments should use Student Health Services for their medical and safety needs.