Click on any of the topics below to learn the answers to these frequently asked questions
Environmental Health & Safety
Fire Code Compliance
Occupational Health & Safety
I need a waste pickup - I have chemical and/or biological waste. What should I do?
Chemical waste pickups are scheduled semi-annually. You can contact EHS for further information on waste pickup and schedules. If you need biological waste picked up contact EHS. A pickup will be scheduled for you as soon as possible.
How do I sign up for safety training courses?
You can register for courses online through the Learning Center. Visit the safety training category on the EHS website for more details.
How do I get a copy of a Safety Data Sheet?
You can request a copy of the material safety data sheet from the vendor when you purchase a chemical. You can also look it up on MSDSonline.
Do I need to be fit tested to wear a respirator?
Yes. If you perform work that requires the use of a tight fitting respirator, please contact the EHS department to schedule a training and fit testing session.
What do I do if I detect an unusual odor at work?
If you detect an unusual odor, contact the work order desk at 974-2247. A member of the Physical Plant and/or EHS will come to your location to investigate the odor.
How do I request an Ergonomic Assessment?
If individuals are feeling discomfort or cannot male adjustments to their workstation after utilizing the self-assessment tool, they are encouraged to contact EHS for an evaluation of their workstation.
For additional information, please visit EHS Occupational Health & Safety page.