6. Will animals be euthanized? If yes, please give details regarding methods, personnel
to perform the procedures, veterinarian oversight, disposal of the carcass, etc.
7. Please identify potential hazards or risks associated with the handling of your study
organism(s). Describe appropriate strategies to minimize or manage risks as well as plans
for what the researcher(s) will do in the event an injury results from the handling of the study
ASSURANCE OF COMPLIANCE BY PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
OR ACTIVITY DIRECTOR
I, , agree to conduct this project or activity in
compliance with appropriate provisions of the Animal Welfare Act, the Public Health Service’s
“Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals,” and the Public Health Service’s
“Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals,” as expressed in the Assurance of
Compliance of Tennessee Technological University.