The next IBC meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 6 in Rudman G04. Dr. Mike Ellenbecker, UMass Lowell Professor and Director of the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI), will be giving a presentation to the IBC on nanoparticles from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. From 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. the regular IBC committee meeting will take place.
On March 20, 2012 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) revised the Hazard Communication Standard to align the regulation with the provisions of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). These changes will impact all users of hazardous chemicals at UNH. GHS is an international, standardized approach to hazard communication. The...
The Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS) is offering live fire extinguisher training on Friday, October 4th in the Kingsbury Hall courtyard. The first session will begin at 8:00 am and will run every 30 minutes, with the last session beginning at 4:30. Each session will involve a brief discussion of fire extinguisher use and then each participant will have the opportunity to use a...
Senior Vice Provost for Research Jan Nisbet recently appointed two new members to UNH's Occupational Safety Committee (OSC). They are: Alan Bryce and Robert Constantine, representing the University Libraries.The mission of the Occupational Safety Committee (OSC) is to assure a safe work environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors through the creation and maintenance of effective safety...
UNHCEMS is the result of collaboration between RCI and the UNH Department of Environmental Health and Safety. It’s an application that serves as a solution to maintaining chemical safety and compliance. UNHCEMS offers:
Chemical inventory tracking
A biological inventory
Hazardous waste tracking
A documentation archive
A radioactive usage log
A NFPA door sign creation...