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Yerkes Scavenger Hunt Winners

Thank you to those who came out to Get to Know EHSO on November 21, 2019! We appreciate all who participated and we want to congratulate the winners of the scavenger hunt. First 10 people to complete the hunt successfully: Susana Contreras Alcantara Olivia Delmas Callie Wilson-Minott Charlott Morel Sanchez Ariel Robinson Lelah Harmon Reese […]

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Lab Spotlight

EHSO would like to recognize the Bostick Lab for the November Lab Safety Spotlight. Congratulations to the members of Dr. Roberd Bostick’s research group for embracing a culture of safety. Keep up the great work!  About the Bostick Lab: “Our laboratory is a histology, immunohistochemistry, and image analysis research laboratory primarily focused in measuring biomarkers […]

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Laser Safety at Emory University

Researchers that conduct experiments involving the use of Class 3B and 4 devices are included in the Emory University Laser Safety Program. The program covers the services that EHSO provides including: online training, registration, risk assessments, laser eye protection evaluation, hazard signage, as well as the requirements that researchers must follow when using lasers in […]

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Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips, trips and falls are frequent causes of accidents both on and off the job. According to OSHA, slips, trips and falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents and result in back injuries, strains and sprains, contusions and fractures. Additionally, they cause 15 percent of all accidental deaths and are second only to motor […]

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Holiday Safety

Fire Safety The holidays are here and with all the joy and cheer may come unwanted hazards. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) wants everyone to be aware of potential fire risks and be mindful when decorating your home to help make the holidays safer. See the NFPA’s 9 Ways You’re a Holiday Decorating Disaster […]

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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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Do You Have a Volunteer or Minor Coming to Participate in Research Activities? – Updated forms!

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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