Academia Services

Spotlight Safety offers many services for organizations in the academic sector, including those listed below. If you require additional services, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We would be happy to review your needs and will do our best to point you in the right direction even if we are unable to fulfill your specific request. We look forward to hearing from you!


Regulatory Review and Safety Assessment

  • Program-specific review of new regulations, processes, materials, regions, etc.
  • PPE, safety control, and special policy recommendations
  • Formal Job Safety Analysis, Gap Analysis, and Risk Assessments
  • Communication with regulators, as needed

Customized Online and Webinar Trainings

  • Customized web-based or video conferencing trainings
  • Specialized trainings for employees, safety officers, consultants, training coordinators, and company officials

IBC Coordination and Protocol Review

  • Review IBC needs based on funding sources, local regulations, and rDNA work
  • Assist IBC Chair and BSO with setting meeting agendas
  • IBC protocol pre-review, coordination of committee review, and post-meeting follow up
  • Development of meeting minutes and protocol approval letters

EHS Permit and License Support

  • Controlled Substances Permits (DEA and State)
  • USDA Licenses
  • Radioactive Materials Licenses
  • Laser and X-Ray Registrations
  • Wastewater Permits
  • Hazardous Waste Generator IDs (EPA and/or State)

Safety Manual and SOP Review

  • Biosafety Manual/Exposure Control Plans
  • Chemical Hygiene Plans
  • Hazard Communication Plans
  • Emergency Action Plans
  • Radiation Safety Manuals
  • Laser Safety Manuals
  • Viral Vector Use Policies
  • PPE Policies


  • Chemical Inventory and SDS Management Guidance
  • Recordkeeping Review and Assessment
  • Incident Review and Close Call Follow Up