Some mosquitoes trapped throughout the region have, as expected, recently tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV).
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.
In preparation for Harvard’s 364th Commencement on May 28, 2015, key leadership from across the University as well as first responders from the Cambridge Fire Department, Cambridge Police Department, Professional Ambulance, and Securitas participated in an emergency “tabletop” exercise on April 29, 2015 to review and practice Harvard’s emergency plans and procedures.
Announcing Harvard University's new Critical Position Policy.
Any unwanted chemicals will be collected and removed directly from your lab. Chemicals in good condition will be available for swap/recycling at designated swap locations.
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Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Infections Linked to Bean Sprouts
In 2011, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) introduced changes to the design of the Class 9 miscellaneous hazard label in 49 CFR 172.446. All shippers are required to use the new label format as of October 1, 2014.
State regulation regarding disposal of food waste takes effect on Wednesday October 1, 2014.
We are pleased to present the EH&S FY14 annual report.
The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30, with the peak season from mid-August to late October. 75 percent of the forty tropical storm systems that have impacted the New England region in the past century have struck during the months of August and September.
Harvard University’s ability to document success requires a comprehensive and transparent GHG inventory. In FY2013 Harvard University implemented a new online tool, HARA.
A new web-based inspection system allows users to centrally manage results and corrective actions with data posted in real time by EH&S professionals.
APC by Schneider Electric, and in partnership with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, has decided to recall certain cord-connected surge protector products made before 2003 as the affected products may present a fire hazard under infrequent, abnormal building wiring and electrical conditions.
October 6th through October 12th is fire safety week.
The Business Continuity program is a University-wide planning and preparedness effort intended to ensure that Harvard University maintains its essential operations during and following disruptive incidents
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is an important factor in your safety when working in the laboratory.
Over the past several months, EH&S staff have been working to improve our web presence to provide our clients with better access to information, aligned with the groups we serve.