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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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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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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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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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FY19 Lab Rat Winners and Quiz Q!

Check out all the Lab Rat readers who won goodie bags in FY19!  We thank all the readers in the Emory research community who read our newsletters between September 2018 and August 2019 and participated in the goodie bag contest. FY19 Lab Rat Quiz winners:  Month  Name  Department  September  Sreenivas Nannapaneni  Winship Cancer Institute  October  Deepa Kodandera  Yerkes National Primate […]

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Have You Updated Your EHSO Training?

Let’s celebrate! Training Compliance has improved over the past year.  Safety training is an administrative control in addition to having standard operating procedures and lab-specific training. Starting in May 2018, the EHSO training modules for Research Lab Safety, Bloodborne pathogens (BBP), Biosafety, Laser Safety, Radiation Safety were migrated to BioRAFT.   See below how as a community, Emory research personnel decreased the […]

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Urgent! Do you Store Hazardous Chemical Waste?

The State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division has implemented new rules for hazardous waste management. Here are the current guidelines for hazardous chemical waste management implemented by Emory EHSO: LABEL all chemical waste containers to indicate contents (Picture 1). Find labels at www.ehso.emory.edu. AFFIX a GHS pictogram (Figure 1) to the containers that defines the hazard […]

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