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Biosafety Considerations for Research with Viral Vectors?
If you are working with, or considering working with viral vectors, EHS Biosafety encourages you to review the following guidance document on viral vectors. (3/6/14)
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UNC-CH Environment, Health and Safety Department Receives Awards
UNC-CH EHS received both the annual Innovation Award from NACUBO and the CSHEMA Complete Safety Program Award of Honor for 2013. (08/12/13)
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OSHA recently adopted the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) into the Hazard Communication Standard. (08/07/13)
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In response to a nationwide shortage of both FDA-licensed purified-protein derivative (PPD) tuberculin products, UNC is suspending the TB infection control surveillance requirement. (04/22/13)
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School of Medicine Principal Investigator, Dr. Mark Heise, talks about the importance of wearing personal protective equipment, as part of a new EHS lab safety campaign. (01/24/13)
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Environment, Health and Safety

Together, making a safe and healthy place to teach, learn and serve.

Welcome to the Department of Environment, Health and Safety website. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to providing a safe and healthful environment for all persons associated with the University, including faculty, staff, students, visitors, and members of the Chapel Hill community. Our department supports that effort through education, training, consultation, recognizing and controlling health and safety hazards, ensuring a process of regulatory compliance, and minimizing potential liabilities.

This website is a resource for you to find in-depth health and safety information. Since health and safety is always a team effort, please know that we always value your ideas and contributions. You are encouraged to contact us to ensure that this is a safe and healthy place to teach, learn and serve.