- Hands must be washed with soap and water after completing activities associated with animals;
- Work clothes must not to be worn outside the animal facility, other than when traveling between decentralized facilities. Work clothing must not be worn home, but rather laundered by husbandry staff using in-house facilities, or by hospital laundry services;
- Food and/or beverages intended for human consumption are not permitted in any animal use areas; and
- Using tobacco products or applying cosmetics is not permitted in any animal use areas.
Concerns regarding the application of this policy are to be reported to the Animal Care and Use Office (ACUO), the Department of Environment, Health & Safety (EHS), Institutional Official, or through either the University of Michigan Animal Care and Use Hotline (1-734-763-8028) or the Compliance Hotline (1-866-990-0111).
All reports of concern are resolved in a timely manner through an anonymous investigation by the IACUC, EHS, or any other relevant unit.