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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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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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October is Biosafety and Biosecurity Month

2019 is the 6th anniversary of the Biosafety & Biosecurity Month. The NIH’s Office of Science Policy (OSP) initially created National Biosafety Month to encourage institutions to highlight the importance of biosafety and undertake activities to strengthen their biosafety programs. The theme for 2019 is “Beyond the Lab: Increasing the Visibility of Biosafety and Biosecurity” […]

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Lab Safety Spotlight Winners in FY19

EHSO Research Safety team nominated labs every month to recognize their commitment to safety. The winners received a pizza party.   The Kim Lab was the winner for August. Congratulations to the members of Dr. Minsu Kim’s research group for embracing a culture of safety.   Congratulations and keep up the great work!  Lab Safety Spotlight Winners in FY19: October 2018: Dr. Shannon Meeks […]

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Top Laboratory Assessment Findings for FY19

The EHSO Research Safety team wants to acknowledge and thank all lab personnel and principal investigators for your hard work and efforts during this year’s laboratory assessments (inspections). It is our goal to ensure that everyone works safely in their labs and remains in regulatory compliance. Your continued efforts are improving the culture of safety in Emory’s […]

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September is Emergency Preparedness Month

To make sure you’re prepared in any situation, consider the following list for ideas:  Always dial 911 in case of an emergency. It is also important to have the numbers for the Police Department/Security on hand.  Exposures are reported in PeopleSoft (https://hrprod.emory.edu).          PeopleSoft > self-service > Workplace Health>Log into HOME> Report           OIM: 7:30 am- 4pm 404-686-8587;           After […]

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New Faces in the EHSO Research Safety Team

The Research Safety team welcomes Kristina Bowen and Anurati Romesh to EHSO! Kristina is an EHS Professional II in the Research Safety Department of the Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHSO). Prior to joining EHSO, she was an Environmental Health Practitioner for a county health department. Kristina holds a Master of Public Health degree from […]

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Lab Safety Spotlight: We Have a Tie!

We have a tie for this month’s Lab Safety Spotlight! After the Research Safety team conducted laboratory inspections during the month of July, our team has selected two labs to be recognized. EHSO would like to recognize the Cooper Lab and the Lonial Lab for the July Lab Safety Spotlight. Congratulations to the members of the […]

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