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Read the American Chemical Society's report which offers guidance, suggestions and recommendations to help strengthen safety cultures in academic laboratories. (08/29/12)
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See the results of an EHS lab safety survey that went to nearly 1,000 UNC Principal Investigators and Safety Supervisors. (01/19/12)
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View the recently released Chemical Safety Board's video regarding academic laboratory safety focusing on a serious incident at Texas Tech. (10/26/11)
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See the new Safety Poster regarding PPE. Be sure to print and post in your lab! (06/29/10)
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Working with Nanotechnology on campus? Check out the new Nanotechnology Safety webpage to learn more. (05/11/10)
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EHS Helps Net Impact Conduct Waste Audit
In a special Earth Day project, the Kenan-Flagler Business School's Net Impact chapter conducted a waste audit with the help of UNC EHS's Cathy Brennan. EHS provided PPE and Cathy wrote a Risk Assessment and Safety Protocol and provided instruction for the students. (04/28/10)
 
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Chemical Safety

The Chemical Safety Section works to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control personnel exposures to chemical hazards.

UNC Principal Investigator, Mark Heise and PPE

Mark Heise, PhD, is an assistant professor of medicine and a principal investigator with the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina. Mark is a graduate of St. Olaf College, with a PhD from Washington University at St. Louis School of Medicine and post doc work at the University of North Carolina.