Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

SPPM Revision Memorandum

DATE: October 28, 2019
FROM: Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms
TO: Manual Users
SUBJECT: Safety Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number One Hundred Twenty-One

This SPPM revision includes the following changes:

Research Biosafety Policy 4.20

This revision:

  • Changes the title of the section from Biological and Select Agent Safety Policy.
  • Removes Environmental Health and Safety as an office responsible for this section.
  • Updates the University’s Biological Safety Policy to reflect the current campus departmental and personnel responsibilities for research and clinical biosafety.
  • Adds administrative responsibility for compliance with Federal Select Agent Program (FSAP).

Motor Vehicle Accidents 7.20

This revision:

  • Updates the procedures for reporting vehicle accidents in accordance with Washington State’s Office of Risk Management requirements.
  • Updates the monetary amount of incurred damages required for filing WSP-161.
  • States that the paper version of SF-137 may be submitted in rare circumstances.
  • Updates the repair estimates procedures to reflect current processes.