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

  • Winter Safety

    As winter continues to hang on in the Northeast, EH&S recommends the following when venturing outside: *Dress warmly and wear boots or good shoes with traction. *Avoid texting to watch where you are walking. *Look for Ice!* Walk LIke a Penguin! If you notice areas that need additional ice melt or shovelling, please contact Customer Service at (518)442-3480.
  • 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.

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    Laboratory Safety Training:

    EH&S will host annual Laboratory Safety Trianing for all research students and any interested PI's on March 8, 2019 in Life Science Building room 1143 at 1:30. Please join us!