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Injuries Involving Animals Or Occurring In An Animal Facility

If the on-the-job injury involves an animal or occurs in an animal facility:

Medical Surveillance Program For Animal Users

Enrollment in the Animal Exposure Surveillance Program (AESP) (PDF) is mandatory for all animal users. The AESP is utilized to identify and enroll animal users in preventive medicine programs and to provide occupational health information related to the use and care of animals at the University.

As of April 1, 2007, EH&S requires that employee health information be updated at least every three years for all personnel enrolled in the AESP.

For all individuals who have enrolled or are scheduled to enroll in this program, EH&S wants to reassure you that your medical information will be handled with the strictest confidence and compliance with the Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act Of 1996 (HIPAA). Your personal and medical information will only be available to those clinical-care providers in Employee Health Services with a need to know.