The purpose of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) program is to protect researchers, employees, students, and visitors from potential hazards in the work environment. However, eliminating...
The work reported in this document was funded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under Contract No. EP-C-10-043 to Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc.
The UW requires a Fall Protection Work Plan when working at heights greater than 10 feet. It must be posted at the worksite for the duration of work activities.
The 2018 update to the University’s Biohazardous Waste Management Plan is now posted online.
Summary of changes:
Clarification on treatment procedures for extracted human teeth. Extracted teeth (...
This guide contains instructions for a list of specific shop-related wastes as well as general guidance for spills and disposal.
This guide was written for shops operated by UW Facilities. Other...
Personal fall protection systemwww.lni.wa.gov
Whether you are accessing lighting for a theatre production or on a roof to make repairs or just walking across campus you must be protected from fall...
Storage & Seismic Safety
Emergency Wash Equipment..
The Hazardous Energy Control – Lockout/Tagout Program is designed to prevent injuries resulting from unexpected start-up, energization or release of stored energy during servicing and maintenance of...
EH&S has new and updated tools for UW units to help protect staff engaging in high risk activities:
Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Procedure
Confined Space Evaluation
Fall Protection Work Plan
Display this poster in your laboratory for guidance on distinguishing between sharps waste and trace chemo sharps waste.