The following steps must be successfully completed for each contractor before they
will be authorized to enter any animal facility at Augusta University:
The contractor's office personnel must request access for all contractors by submitting
an Animal Facility Access Request
. Email addresses are required for each individual to be cleared. The Augusta University
employee responsible for the contractor must be listed as PI/ Supervisor.
Laboratory Animal Services training is required, once all prior steps (1-3) are completed
and clearance is granted by Occupational Health/ Employee Health. The LAS Training
Coordinator will contact individuals to schedule this training. The Augusta University
Department requesting access will be notified of completed contractor clearance.
NOTE: The entire process often takes 2 weeks or more to complete. Prompt responses
to email from LASACCESS@augusta.edu and ANIMALOHP@augusta.edu will ensure the most
Entry to some areas may require a Laboratory Animal Services escort.