Required Training for All Lab Personnel

April 4, 2018

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulates chemical wastes in our laboratories and is enforced by the Environmental Protection Agency. Recently, they have updated chemical waste regulations and the University now falls under a special provision called subpart K. … Continued

OWASA Completes Temporary Change in Water Disinfectant

April 4, 2018

OWASA has completed its annual switch to use of chlorine instead of chloramines to disinfect drinking water. However, customers may continue to notice chlorine taste and odor in early to mid-April because some water treated with chlorine remains in the … Continued

Carolina People: Kitty Lynn

April 3, 2018

What’s a typical day like in your job? I wear multiple hats, but my main job is inspections and teaching classes on fire safety. On any given day, I may be writing an article for the emergency coordinator newsletter, responding … Continued

Tar Heels Pitch in for Stream Cleanup

March 30, 2018

In an effort to maintain a safe and healthy environment for all persons on campus and reduce UNC’s contribution to ocean debris, the Department of Environment, Health and Safety regularly schedules stream cleanups.

Importance of Vaccination

March 14, 2018

With the spring approaching, there is an increased chance of communicable diseases such as shingles and chickenpox. It is always better to prevent a disease than to treat it after it occurs. We vaccinate to protect ourselves and family. Detailed information on … Continued