DHVI Safety Program

Safety is an essential component of any research facility. The DHVI safety program supports the Institute’s research effort by promoting a safe environment for all employees, visitors and students. The DHVI safety team is always available to provide our expertise in safety in a professional and responsive manner.

Highlights of the program include:

  • DHVI Safety Committee
  • Development and maintenance of safe operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Agent-specific SOP development
  • Safety training for all employees, visitors and students
  • Continuous compliance monitoring for all employees
  • Comprehensive lab safety program: bloodborne pathogens, biohazard containment, chemical and fire
  • Promotion of safe animal research
  • Safety audits of laboratory and administrative areas
  • Maintenance of training and audit records
  • Laboratory assistants: assist DHVI labs through cleaning glassware, removing biohazardous waste and collecting daily laboratory compliance data

Contact Information:

Scott Alderman, MS, CBSP: DHVI Director of Safety and RBL Operations
Program Manager, Duke Infectious Disease Response Training
909 S. LaSalle Street
Durham, NC 27710
Ph: 919-668-6593
Cell: 919-475-9915
Fax: 919-681-1678
Email: scott.alderman@duke.edu

Pat Condreay, PhD, RBP: DHVI Safety Manager
Trainer, Duke Infectious Disease Response Training
909 S. LaSalle Street
Durham, NC 27710
Ph: 919-681-9146
Cell: 919-649-4971
Fax: 919-681-1678
Email: james.condreay@duke.edu

Jim Burch, HTL, SLS (ASCP), RBP: DHVI Safety Officer
Trainer, Duke Infectious Disease Response Training
Ph: 919-684-8976
Cell: 919-812-0933
Fax: 919-681-1678
Email: james.burch@duke.edu

Elizabeth Fallon: Lab assistant coordinator
Ph: 919-684-3349
Email: elizabeth.fallon@duke.edu

Lab Assistants:
Debbie Glover
Lindsay Hunt
General email: dhvi_lab_assistant@duke.edu

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