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Congratulations to Emily Powell!

December 15, 2016

Congratulations to EHS Fire Safety Professional, Emily Powell, who won a $400 scholarship to attend the Campus Fire Safety & Risk Management Annual Conference.

Laboratory Safety Medal Program

August 5, 2016

With the Summer Olympics in Rio this month, Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) will be presenting laboratories with a “medal” certificate based on their laboratory safety assessment from EHS lab inspections

Well Said: The Zika Virus

June 22, 2016

Blossom Damania, Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and incoming Vice Dean of Research at the UNC School of Medicine, discusses Carolina’s role in Zika research.

New APLU Safety Culture Guide

May 2, 2016

To help strengthen the culture of safety at university labs and research centers, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has recently published, “A Guide to Implementing a Safety Culture in Our Universities.”  This Guide is a roadmap for … Read more

Do You Need an Emergency Coordinator Vest?

January 27, 2016

If you are the emergency coordinator or monitor for your building or department, and you need a safety vest, provide the following (vests may need to be a size larger than shirt size):

Shelter in Place

January 27, 2016

At the University of North Carolina, we are located in Wind Zone III which is considered to be a High Risk location. From June 1 to November 30, an emergency plan should be in place.