EH&S Newsletter

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EH&S News is a bimonthly newsletter for UW faculty, staff, and students. The newsletter includes resources available to support the UW safety culture, helpful safety tips, and information about the Environmental Health and Safety department.

Current Newsletter

February 2014

  • Improving Communication for a Quicker Response: Lessons Learned from a Recent Fire on the Seattle Campus
  • New Chemical Safety Training Required by June 1, 2014
  • 2013 UW Work-Related Injury and Illness Summaries Now Online
  • Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls
  • EH&S Expands Safety Training: More Online and Instructor-Led Courses
  • What's New: Online Ordering System for Radioactive Materials


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EH&S News Archive

December 2013

  • New Newsletter and EH&S Outreach Update
  • Recent Hazardous Material Spill on Seattle Campus
  • New Lab Safety Initiative Launched
  • Surge Protector Recall Due to Fire Hazard
  • Laser Safety Consultation
  • What's New: CAUTION: There's a New Biosafety Warning Sign in Town | New Online Chemical Waste Collection Form | September 2013 Edition of UW Laboratory Safety Manual | New Confined Space Safety Web Page

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May 2012 (front page)

February 2012 (front page)

November 2011 (front page)

November 2010 (front page)

July 2010  (front page)

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March 2010  (front page)

December 2009 (front page)