Environmental Health & Safety

University of Colorado Boulder

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  • March 17, 2020 EH&S availability during COVID-19 mitigation

    While EH&S continues to work to support research needs on campus, we will be decreasing operations to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As of Wednesday, March 18, 2020, most EH&S personnel will transition to remote work. During this time, please contact the CU Police Department (call 9-1-1 from any campus phone or 303-492-6666) […]

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  • February 3, 2020 EH&S Member Adam Stroup is FAMOUS!

    Resident industrial hygienist (IH) and member of the University of Colorado at Boulders EH&S team, Adam lives a very active life outside of work. Not only is he an avid outdoor enthusiast who likes to rock climb and ski, but he also likes to spend his free time being featured in commercials and competing in […]

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  • November 15, 2019 New Guidance Document on the Laundering of Lab Coats

    What do you do with your not so pristine lab coats?  Take them home? NO!  EH&S has a new guidance document on how to handle dirty lab coats. Click on the link below to see the diagram! Lab Jacket Wash Diagram

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  • September 3, 2019 Newly-revised CU Radiation Safety Handbook!

      The CU Radiation Safety Committee has approved a new revision of the Radiation Safety Handbook! This document is meant to be a helpful tool which provides guidance and delineates policies of the CU Radiation Safety Program for the Boulder and Colorado Springs campuses. Take a look now and share with laboratory members so they […]

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  • February 11, 2019 New Lab Management and Safety Compliance Application is now LIVE!

    Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) is excited to announce that it will be implementing BioRAFT to make lab management for chemical, biological, and radiological safety compliance easier and more user-friendly. BioRAFT is a centralized, web-based platform for EH&S and CU Boulder’s research communities to manage laboratory training, inspections, equipment, hazards and much more. This new […]

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  • January 2, 2018 January 2018 Occupational Health and Safety (OHSP) Newsletter

    The OHSP has recently expanded to include laboratories that conduct biological research. Read more in our newsletter! ohsp-newsletter-january-2018

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  • July 22, 2016 Environmental Health and Safety Starts Pilot Inventory Project at SEEC/SEEL

    EH&S’s new plan is to take inventory responsibilities off the hands of laboratory personnel and minimize the amount of overall work required to maintain an inventory through the use of students and barcodes. This workflow is for the SEEC/SEEL building only and may be temporary without the support/participation of everyone in the new building. Please see the documents below […]

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  • December 1, 2015 Environmental Health and Safety Helps Labs move to SEEC

    Is your lab moving to the Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex (SEEC) or to the Wilderness Building? Please check out the EH&S Guide for Laboratory Moves for information on how to make your lab move go as smoothly as possible. For any questions please do not hesitate to contact EHS at (303) 492-6025. Guidance Document: EHSGuideForLabMoves-UCB-FINAL-05-20-15 […]

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  • November 5, 2014 Welcome to the new EH&S website!

    We’re excited to unveil our new website today! We’ve listened to your feedback and have worked with a company called Bright Robot to redesign this site in an effort to better serve our users. The new site includes a search feature so that you can easily find whatever you’re looking for. We’ve also upgraded our online […]

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