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

  • Need a Cloth Mask?

    Office/shop/department supervisors can request one cloth face covering for each of their staff by submitting an e-mail to Please list the office/department name, number of masks and employee name(s). EH&S will respond via e mail when they can be picked up.

  • Monthly Safety Topics

    Each month, EH&S prepares a one-page infographic on a specific safety topic for supervisors to review with their staff. You can access the Monthly Safety Topics by clicking here and logging in using your UAlbany NetID and password.

  • Disinfectant and Sanitizer Request Form

    If your Department/Office needs disinfectant spray or hand sanitizer, fill out EH&S's request form by clicking here. To request a REFILL of your disinfectant spray bottle, click here. You can obtain a copy of Oxivir TB disinfectant Safety Data Sheet here.