DRI is committed to the implementation of a campus-wide compliance assurance program aimed at creating a "culture of compliance" throughout the institution. This includes distribution and easy access to written policies, procedures, and standards of conduct that promote adherence to the appropriate federal and state laws, as well as program requirements of federal, state, local, and private funding agencies and sponsors.

There are numerous different compliance regulations governing many different aspects of Research. Please use the categories on the right to find the area with which you need assistance. If you have questions about Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), please call 775-673-7329. For any other concerns, please call the Sponsored Projects Office (SPO) at 702-862-5593 or the Executive Vice President for Research Office (VPR) at 775-673-7376.


While the information and recommendations contained on the DRI EH&S web site have been compiled from sources believed to be reliable and is accurate to the best of our knowledge, the EH&S Department and the Desert Research Institute makes no guarantee as to, and assumes no responsibility for the correctness, sufficiency, or completeness of such information or recommendations. Other or additional safety measures may be required depending on the situation/circumstances. For specific information regarding government regulations, please contact the official regulatory agency.

In addition, our pages contain links to many outside web pages. DRI EH&S is not responsible for the content of those sites. Links do not indicate endorsement, sponsorship, recommendation, or approval by DRI EH&S.

Our EH&S programs, policies and procedures are our own and they may or may not meet the approval of other authorities and regulatory agencies. While we make them freely available to the public by posting them, our material may not be used for the purpose of resale or profit. If you want to use our information verbatim, please send us an email telling how you will be using our materials and provide credit to DRI EH&S.

We also request that if you find broken links or any information posted on the DRI EH&S web pages you believe to be in error, that you let us know at EHS@DRI.EDU, so we can make the appropriate changes.