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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.

Quick Links

Environmental Health and Safety Assistant

MSDSs/SDSs documentation

Training Information

Waste Pick Up Information

Researcher Handbook

Lab Close-out Procedure

What's New

Please note: ClarityNet courses are no longer available.

Users must access all safety courses through Employee Self Service; under the Learning and Development section go to My Training. Click on “Available Online Icon Courses,” and find courses listed in alphabetical order.

There may be slight changes in the titles of some courses, and a few of the more significant title changes are listed below:

March 2014 Lab News

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

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