1. Flushable? Think Again.

    Written on November 19, 2013

    What we put down our drains and toilets can negatively impact our environment and put our health at risk. Even items labeled "flushable" can clog pipes, tangle pumps and result in messy and costly sewer backups.

  2. EHS Website Redesign

    Written on October 01, 2013

    After months of research and planning, we have decided to revamp our site in hopes of bringing you better information and navigation and increased functionality. We launched our newly remodeled website on October 1, 2013. 

  3. Simple Minds Swim Safety

    Written on June 08, 2013

    Before you take your first splash into Lake Mendota, reflect on these Simple Minds songs to keep yourself healthy and having fun on and in the water. 

  4. Springtime Boater Safety Tips

    Written on May 08, 2013

    Spring is officially here. While warmer weather is very inviting for water-lovers, it can also be the most dangerous time to be out on the water. 

  5. Eye Protection & Safety Eyewear

    Written on March 08, 2013

    Your eyes are extremely vulnerable to injury and protecting them can be an easy thing to do if you follow basic preventative measures. 

  6. Animal Waste Exposure Risks

    Written on February 08, 2013

    The UW-Madison campus has a huge variety of biomedical and agricultural animal research utilizing a wide range of species. The animals receive radioactive materials, experimental chemical compounds, and biological agents; all of which can end up in their waste products. How is that waste safety handled and where does it go? 

  7. Hot Times in the Summer

    Written on January 08, 2013

    Preventing heat stress is important. Over the past 12 years, almost half of worker's compensation physical hazard cases reported at UW-Madison were heat-related illnesses!