Noncompliance and Reporting / FOIA - July 2016


  • To understand noncompliance in relation to animal welfare concerns
  • To determine reportability and the impact on animal welfare and science


The learner should be able to:

  • Recognize potential noncompliance in animal care and use programs
  • Describe the steps for communicating and verifying concerns
  • Categorize compliant vs. noncompliant incidents
  • Evaluate whether a noncompliance is reportable and to whom
  • Explore implications of reporting noncompliances

Module Developers: Rob Anderson, Becky Armstrong, Amy Chuang, Randy Nelson, Sally Thompson-Iritani

Module Materials
AAALAC Reporting (PDF) (PDF - 374.64 KB)
Decision Tree (PDF) (PDF - 91.97 KB)
OLAW Guidance (PDF) (PDF - 132.83 KB)
Slides (PPT) - UPDATED 10/4/2017 (Powerpoint - 15.12 MB)
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