This guidance serves to imform employees about potential reproductive and developmental hazards to ensure safe work conditions and practices in their work environment. EH&S is available to assist in evaluating risks, and to advise on steps that can help reduct potential for risks. Although primarily meant for UW employees and their supervisors, this guidance should also be helpful for students and instructors. And this guidance may alert an individual about risks in the home environment, including hobbies.
The UW EH&S Occupational Health (OH) Program strives to ensure the health and safety of University employees, students and support staff. OH program staff provide information and support to persons working in the research environment, including animal care and use. The goals of the program are to prevent injury or disease from hazards in the workplace.
This report provides a brief synopsis of the exhaustive evidence of the adverse health effects of tobacco use, and a summary of the multitude of approaches and experiences that other universities have implemented to prohibit smoking on campus. The goal of this report is to provide information for a data-driven decision regarding the adoption and implementation of a campus-wide tobacco free policy.
Shops and maker spaces can use this template to create customized standard operating procedures.
Training Course Selection Guides outline EH&S classes and provide guidance on identifying health and safety related training classes available for all University of Washington personnel.
Each guide will help you to determine:
- Which trainings are relevant to your job
- Whether the training is required or recommended
- How the training is offered (online or in-person)
- How frequently the training is to be taken
Available Training Course Selection Guides:
A guide for communicating chemical hazard (HazCom) information with vendors and contractors.