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About EHS

The Environmental Health & Safety Office (EHS) provides services intended to promote health and safety at the University of Iowa. We offer a variety of services in the areas of Biological, Chemical, Occupational and Radiation safety, and select Environmental programs. Some of the direct services that we offer include chemical and radiation exposure monitoring, worksite hazard evaluations, workplace safety surveys, safety equipment selection, safety program reviews, safety training, and disposal of hazardous chemical, radioactive and infectious waste. Consultative services include regulatory compliance assistance programs to address OSHA and EPA-related responsibilities within health care, research, academic, facility and service environments.

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Chemical Inventory EHSA

MSDSs/SDSs documentation

Training Information

Waste Pick Up Information

Researcher Handbook

Lab Close-out Procedure

What's New

September 2014 Lab News

Read the latest September Lab News to get informed on new topics in the University community.

Dosimeter Price Increase Notice

Dosimeter badge rates will increase effective July 1, 2014. The increase is necessary to cover overhead and vendor price increases. Please note that EHS has not changed its current price structure since 2002.

Effective July 1, 2014, the following price structure will be in effect:

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