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Environmental Health & Safety Office

Lab Safety Spotlight

EHSO would like to recognize the Kang Lab for the October Lab Safety Spotlight. Congratulations to the members of Dr. Sumin Kang ‘s research group for embracing a culture of safety. Keep up the great work! About the Kang Lab: The Kang lab has focused on how disruption of molecular communication networks leads to cancer, […]

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How to Report a Fire with the Emory Police Department

All fire incidents must be reported to the Emory Police Department (EPD) after the incident has been mitigated. How to report a fire: Call EPD to report the fire incident at 404-727-8005 (EPD will notify Emory Fire Safety) If a fire extinguisher was used: Complete a Work Management “Fire Extinguisher” Work Order found here, so […]

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CDC: Life is Better with Clean Hands

Good handwashing technique is important to prevent the spread of germs.  Think about everything that you touch from the moment you wake up, come to work, and go home. Your hands may have come into contact with germs doing your daily activities.  If you conduct research activities: • Wash hands after entering and before exiting […]

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Influenza Season is Here!

Who Needs a Flu Vaccine? CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against seasonal flu viruses. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body and provide protection against flu. Consult with your physician […]

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Emory Safety Fair on October 10, 2019

Come meet Emory’s safety and emergency preparedness partners! Learn about crime prevention, fire safety, Stop the Bleed, CPR/AEDs and more. There will be free giveaways, games and prizes! Follow #EmorySafetyFair on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Please see the flyer below for more details: (Rain location: Cox Hall Banquet Room & Foyer)

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Do You Have a Volunteer or Minor Coming to Participate in Research Activities?

A volunteer is an individual who is not affiliated with Emory (non-Emory Student or non-Emory Personnel) – see Emory University Policy 4.83. A minor is any person who has not attained 18 years of age and who is not enrolled in an Emory University or Oxford College regular catalog course or degree program – see Emory University Policy 7.21. […]

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Lab Safety Spotlight

After the Research Safety team conducted laboratory inspections during the month of September, our team has selected one lab to be recognized. EHSO would like to recognize the Dreaden Lab for the September Lab Safety Spotlight. Congratulations to the members of Dr. Dreaden’s research group for embracing a culture of safety. Keep up the great […]

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Safety Selfie Contest Winners!

Thank you, Allie Cummins and Katherine Pendleton, for participating in the Safety Selfie Contest. Thanks for helping EHSO keep Emory safe. Check out some of our favorite pictures from the Safety Selfie Contest! Great job!

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Meet your Research Safety Building Liaison!

The Research Safety Building Liaisons are your resource for laboratory safety. Please feel free to contact us at any time. We are here for YOU!  

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Hearing Safety in the Workplace

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 30 million workers are exposed to hazardous noise every day, ranging from sounds of a power lawnmower to shots fired from a shotgun. This noise can cause severe damage to the ear and produce permanent hearing loss. Noise-induced hearing loss is the number one […]

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