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.
EHS will hold lab safety training and mandatory training on the new Global Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of chemicals for University employees on the East Campus. The trianing will be held on November 19, 2013 at 10 AM in the CRC auditorium.. Additional GHS training dates and times can be found here:
Effective July12, 2013, UAlbany EH&S will no longer issue permits for firework displays. Recent changes to NYS law empower the Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC) to issue permits and enforce provisions of the Penal Law related to fireworks on state property. Anyone with questions or those in need of a permit is directed to contact OFPC at (518)474-6746 or firstname.lastname@example.org.