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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

Safety Data Sheets

Training Information

Waste Pick Up Information

Researcher Handbook

Lab Close-out Procedure

What's New

November 2016 Lab News

Read the latest EHS Lab News to get informed on new topics for the University Community. 

NEW Training Course Requirements for 2016

Two new ICON courses have been developed and are now required for specific audiences.  In addition, two courses which were previously recommended for laboratory staff are also now required as part of the general safety training coursework.
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