Lab Safety Services

Spotlight Safety offers many lab safety services for organizations in the biotech, pharmaceutical, and academic research sectors. Many of our specialty services are listed below, but if you require any additional services, we would be happy to discuss your needs during a free consultation. Contact us using this form. 

Even if we’re unable to fulfill your specific request, we will do our best to point you in the right direction. After all, safety is our ultimate goal! We look forward to hearing from you!

Lab Safety Services

Safety Program Assessment

  • General safety program guidance and expertise
  • Regulatory compliance review, including new facility, region, or process scope assessment
  • Job Safety Analysis, Gap Analysis, and Risk Assessments
  • Independent communication with regulators, as needed

Customized Training Programs

  • Specialized training programs for employees, safety officers, consultants, training coordinators, and company officials
  • In-person, web-based, and video conferencing training options
  • Documentation and training record maintenance 

IBC Coordination and Protocol Review

  • Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) needs assessment, based on funding sources, local regulations, and rDNA work
  • Assist IBC Chair with meeting scheduling and agendas
  • Conduct protocol pre-review, coordinate committee review, and lead post-meeting follow up
  • Develop formal meeting minutes and protocol approval letters

Regulatory Inspection Preparation

  • Assess organization inspection liabilities
  • Generate and implement inspection “playbook” to provide specific guidance on navigating regulatory inspection
  • Coordinate and guide “dry run” regulatory inspections to put the playbook into practice

EHS Permit and License Support

  • Controlled Substances Permitting (DEA and State)
  • USDA Import/Export Licenses
  • Radioactive Materials Licenses
  • Laser and X-Ray Registrations
  • Wastewater Permits
  • Hazardous Waste Generator ID Registration (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 and PPE Policies

Safety Culture Assessment

  • Survey employees at all levels of an organization to assess overall safety culture
  • Provide recommendations for improving safety culture in the “need” areas identified by the survey

Other Lab Safety Services

  • Chemical Inventory and SDS Management
  • Recordkeeping Review and Audit
  • Incident and Near Miss/Close Call Review