News and Updates

October 23, 2018

We are pleased to present Environmental Health...

April 9, 2018

Facility, property, and building managers are constantly walking through their facilities. This checklist is intended to provide guidance and answer their questions related to “what should I look for?” with an eye on safety.

Conducting a...

February 15, 2018

We are pleased to present the FY17 Annual Report for the Harvard University Department of Environmental Health & Safety. This report provides the past year's highlights and an overview of the department's mission, staff, technical programs,...

January 16, 2018

In accordance with the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program’s (CLPPP) recent regulatory updates, the Environmental Health...

January 16, 2018

In collaboration with building managers, the Operations Center, and University Disability Services the EH...

November 8, 2017

Environmental Health...

March 17, 2017
Results from Environmental Health & Safety's 2016 Customer Service Feedback Survey are in. We appreciate hearing from you and continue to welcome your feedback.

November 1, 2016

We are pleased to present the FY16 Annual Report for Harvard University's Department of Environmental Health...

October 11, 2016

Each year, numerous planned and unannounced regulatory agency inspections occur across the University. The EH...

May 27, 2016

The Harvard Training Portal will enable you to access and track all of your Harvard professional learning in one single place.

Why a new training system?
  • Improve ease of use and accessibility: intuitive browsing...
May 10, 2016

Review of a recent incident in a laboratory involving hazardous chemical reaction. Please see the document below for details.

Environmental Health...

April 15, 2016

On February 16, 2016, key leadership from Harvard and the Cambridge Police Department participated in an emergency “tabletop” exercise to review and practice the University’s emergency plans and procedures. The exercise scenario focused on a...

March 4, 2016

Downloadable posters intended to remind students and staff about simple steps they can take to reduce the spread of illness on campus.

Print and post these in high traffic/common areas.

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November 10, 2015

We are pleased to present the FY15 Annual Report for Harvard University's Department of Environmental Health & Safety. This report provides the past year's highlights and an overview of the department's mission, people, technical programs and...

October 15, 2015

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 02:00:00 PM EDT - 03:30:00 PM EDT
EPA WebConference: Managing Head Lice in Schools

Head lice, according to CDC, are most common among pre-school and elementary school children in the U.S....

October 9, 2015

Results from Environmental Health & Safety's 2015 Customer Service Feedback Survey are in. We appreciate hearing from you and continue to welcome your feedback.

September 23, 2015

Harvard EH&S is excited to announce the launch of a new training developed specifically for project managers and building or facility managers that oversee capital projects at the University.

The training, entitled Construction EH...

July 29, 2015

Some mosquitoes trapped throughout the region have, as expected, recently tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). Risk of infection to people and pets will increase as the season progresses, and as mosquito contact increases. We encourage you...

June 30, 2015

EH&S Connections is our newsletter intended for a broad audience of personnel at the University who are involved in the management of EH&S issues for their local schools/departments. This includes Environmental Safety Compliance Officers...

May 19, 2015
Commencement Emergency Exercise & Evacuation Procedures

In preparation for Harvard’s 364th Commencement on May 28th 2015, key leadership from across the University as well as first responders from the Cambridge Fire...

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