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Did you know?
Chemical spills can be cleaned up by researchers without the assistance of EH&S if they meet the OSHA definition of incidental - "A release of a hazardous substance which does not pose a significant safety or health hazard to employees in the immediate vicinity or to the employee cleaning it up, nor does it have the potential to become an emergency within a short time frame."
News & Updates
EH&S Environmental Public Health is forwarding a warning from the Centers for Disease Control regarding consumption of bean sprouts that may still be available and have been associated with several cases of Salmonella in Massachusetts and other...
In 2011, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) introduced changes to the design of the Class 9 miscellaneous hazard label in 49 CFR 172.446. The DOT made changes to the hazardous material label design to correspond with the UN Recommendations...
EH&S Connections is our newsletter intended for a broad audience of personnel at the University who are involved in the management of EH&S issues for their local schools/departments. This includes Environmental Safety Compliance Officers,...
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