The Compliance Policies ensure that the University's operations consistently function within the
appropriate regulatory boundaries. The boundaries include state and federal, UT Board of Regents'
Rules and Regulations, University of Texas System and University of Texas at Austin Policies and Procedures.
All UT employees, including Undergraduate and Graduate Research Assistants, are required to take the
following compliance training courses.
All Ferguson Lab employees who work in the lab are required to take the following safety training courses.
Reporting and Managing Spills
In the event of an oil spill in or outside the lab, refer to the
Procedure for Reporting and Managing Spills.
Chemical Storage and Disposal
The University of Texas Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) conducts periodic inspections
of all laboratory facilities. University regulations
concerning storage and disposal of chemicals must be followed.
To drive the FSEL truck, obtain the keys from Blake or Dennis. There is a vehicle usage log located
inside the vehicle that must be filled out for each trip.
FSEL Instrumentation Trailer
The FSEL instrumentation trailer is available for field testing. To ensure correct ball and hitch
compatibility, the trailer may only be used with the FSEL truck. Contact Blake or Dennis to reserve
Comdata Fuel Cards
There are two fuel credit cards for use when traveling. One card is designated for UT Vehicles only.
The other card is designated for rental cars only.