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Checklist for Resuming Clinical Research
The following checklist outlines actions to consider for resuming clinical research. This
checklist is meant as guidance for assessing safety for clinical studies and sites. When
working at non-UMB clinical sites, safety procedures for the host site should be
followed. Concerns that the host site does not have adequate safety procedures in
place should be reported to the clinical site leader. Some items may not apply to every
clinical site. Check N/A, or customize this form, as needed.
Develop a work schedule to minimize onsite
Enroll approved personnel in SAFE on Campus
screening tool or create alternate screening plan
for any personnel unable to access SAFE on
Plan to maintain physical distancing (6 feet of
separation) whenever possible and promote use
of face coverings when physical distancing
Ensure you have sufficient Personal Protective
Equipment (PPE) supplies to conduct research
safely. Take inventory and order well in
Cross-train research staff to fill in for others who
may be sick or unable to come to work.
Train all research personnel on appropriate use
of PPE and safety precautions.
Develop a plan for cleaning and disinfection of
high-touch surfaces within the clinic and ensure
supplies are available.
Routinely back up critical research data.
Make a plan for the sudden cessation of
operations, such as in the event of COVID-19
infections of clinical staff or participants.