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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    BioSafety Issues Committee Meet and Munch.

    The Committee sponsored a lunchtime presentation on the Safe and Proper Operation of Autoclaves on March 30th. Pizza and cookies included! Contact EH&S to see when our next Meet and Munch will be held!

  • Holiday Closings

    The Office of Environmental Health and Safety will be closed for regular business on May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day