Federal Mandates for the Institution

Per NIH Guidelines: 

"As a condition for NIH funding ... institutions shall ensure that research conducted at or sponsored by the institution, irrespective of the source of funding, shall comply with the NIH Guidelines." (Section 1-D) 

"(The institution must) establish and implement policies that provide for the safe conduct of ... research and to ensure compliance with the NIH Guidelines." (Section IV-B-1-a) 

Per Select Agent Rule (42 CFR Part 73) 

"An entity may not possess or use ... receive from ..., or transfer within the United States, a select agent or toxin unless such activities are conducted ... in accordance with the provision of this law." (Part 73.3) 

"(it is the responsibility of the Institution to) provide information and training at the time of an individuals initial assignment to a work area where select agents or toxins are present ... (and) provide refresher training annually." (Part 73.13)