Safety department (AMD)
The Safety Department (often referred to it's Dutch abbreviation: AMD) provides advice and instructions to students, employees and supervisors in the field of occupational safety, health and environment at work. We give instructions about various health, safety and environmental subjects to employees and students, advise about your workplace set-up, perform safety inspections in the laboratories, do general and specific risk assessments and organise the emergency response within the Science buildings. We also manage the hazardous substances registration system (GROS). In addition, we can assist you in the application of permits to work with radiation sources, genetically modified organisms, and the like and maintain contact with the authorities and the University Department of Safety, Health and the Environment (VGM).