1. Lab Safety Task Force Looks into Campus Safety Culture

    Written on May 21, 2015

    The ACS Safety Culture Task Force report provides guidance, suggestions, examples, and endorsements that can help support the safety culture in universities and colleges. The report has identified over fifteen best components and best practices of a good safety culture that could be used by universities and colleges to strengthen their safety culture; and can provide tools and resources to enhance the overall safety culture. 

  2. Laboratory Emergency Door Cards - Now Available as Fillable PDF

    Written on November 18, 2014

    EH&S is delighted to announce that laboratory emergency door cards are now available as a fillable PDF download from our site! We have been working with facility managers all over campus to provide you with better access to this document, as well as increased usability and clarity.

  3. 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. 

  4. WIMR Inventory Management System

    Written on July 08, 2012

    Can you imagine how many different chemicals are used in a research facility on the UW campus? Where are the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for these chemicals? UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) hae begun a project to answer these important safety questions. 

  5. Laboratory Spring Cleaning

    Written on April 09, 2012

    Spring is fast approaching! Now is a great time to clean out all old, expired, unused and unwanted chemicals from cluttered fume hoods and messy bench tops.