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Ebola Information
Important Travel Warning Information
There have been recent outbreaks of communicable diseases in other parts of the world including Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Mali as well as increased cases of a new and serious respiratory virus known as MERS or Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome. Read More » (11/21/14)
Holiday Fire Safety
Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season. Check out this video and this brochure to make your holiday a safe one. (12/05/14)
Hazard Heroes Children's Artwork 2015 Calendar
North Carolina children are doing great work (as in artwork) in promoting health and safety. See their creativity applied to bettering our lives in this 2015 Hazard Heroes Calendar, on sale for $10. To order the calendar, employees or family members can call Carolyn at Correction Enterprises 919-716-3600 and reference job order 265157-. (12/04/14)
Freezer Location Inventory
We are asking every Principal Investigator or Safety Supervisor of a laboratory with a Laboratory Safety Plan to complete a freezer location inventory form by January 5, 2015. (12/09/14)
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Safety Culture in Academic Laboratories
Two new reports from the National Research Council (NRC) and Stanford University offer guidance to the chemistry community on how to improve the safety culture in academic laboratories. (08/13/14) More here:
Safe Science: Promoting a Culture of Safety in Academic Chemical Research »
Advancing Safety Culture in the University Laboratory »
 
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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.