Medical Surveillance

Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) is committed to providing a safe working environment for all personnel, including individuals who have contact with animals. This includes employees who handle live animals, unpreserved tissues or body fluids, animal cages, or animal carcasses.

Annual screening can help detect those who are developing allergic symptoms so that appropriate intervention can be taken to prevent long-term difficulites.

To participate in the medical surveillance for animal handlers, an employee must complete the fillable forms below. Then click on “File” to save and send your completed form, and email as a PDF to:OccupationalHealthService@wusm.wustl.edu.

OHS Animal Surveillance Form

OHS Animal Contact Annual Update

If an employee elects to opt out of the medical surveillance, it is not necessary to submit a form each year.