Office of Environmental Health & Safety

The University at Albany Office of Environmental Health and Safety is a service organization dedicated to providing the expertise, advice, guidelines and current standards of professional practice, to ensure the safety and well being of our students, faculty, staff and visitors. Our goal is to prevent injury, illness, and environmental damage through the recognition, evaluation, and control of potential hazards arising from University activities, and to comply with federal, state and local safety and environmental regulations.

News and Announcements

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    Hover Board Recall issued by CPSC.

    Due to the alarming rate of hover board fire incindents, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall on certain Hoverboards. Retailers/ Brands can be found here. Also, the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) has issued the following safety tips.

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    CDC's Extreme Cold Prevention Guide

    Albany's wicked winter weather is approaching. Please read this informative guide for your safety during periods of extreme cold.

  • Holiday Closings

    The Office of Environmental Health and Safety will be closed for regular business on Jan 16, 2017 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day