News and Updates

August 30, 2022
As of August 30, 2022, the City of Cambridge is temporarily sourcing its drinking water from the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority (MWRA).
April 5, 2021

Harvard University has learned through recent press coverage that a private pharmaceutical testing company has detected benzene in some brands of hand sanitizer.

April 1, 2019

The results from EH&S 2018 customer service feedback survey are in.

October 23, 2018

We are pleased to present the EH&S FY18 Annual Report.

April 9, 2018

Conducting a monthly "safety walk" of your building is an effective way to identify potential issues and prevent safety-related problems.

February 15, 2018

We are pleased to present the EH&S FY17 Annual Report.

January 16, 2018

In accordance with the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program’s (CLPPP) recent regulatory updates, EH&S is pleased to present nine new lead paint fact sheets.

January 16, 2018

In collaboration with building managers, the Operations Center, and University Disability Services, EH&S presents this new planning guideline and protocol for students/occupants needing evacuation assistance.

November 8, 2017

EH&S brings event planners safety and compliance information needed to ensure a successful event.

March 17, 2017

Results from Environmental Health and Safety's 2016 Customer Service Feedback Survey are in.

November 1, 2016

We are pleased to present the EH&S FY16 Annual Report.

October 11, 2016

This new fact sheet provides guidance for schools/departments in the planning, execution, and follow-up for regulatory agency inspections.

May 27, 2016

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

May 10, 2016

Review of a recent incident in a laboratory involving hazardous chemical reaction.

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.

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.

November 10, 2015

We are pleased to present the EH&S FY15 Annual Report.

October 15, 2015

Head lice, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are most common among pre-school and elementary school children in the United States.

October 9, 2015

EH&S 2015 Customer Service Feedback Survey results.

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.