Health & Safety Resolutions: 18 for '18
Ideas to help you work smarter in the new year.
We at Princeton EHS believe efforts to improve safety should be at the top of everyone's to-do list. 

To make your year as safe as it can be, follow these 18 health and safety resolutions  for 2018, covering emergency preparedness, lab safety, waste disposal, workplace safety and more.

Safety Supply Store
Need a quick and easy way to order lab safety supplies? EHS is proud to announce a new online ordering feature for Princeton University researchers and lab managers.
Don’t Let an Inconvenience Become an Injury
Dropping a bottle, breaking a glass – we’ve all been there. You’re awash with instant embarrassment and want to clean it up and make it go away as soon as possible. Instead of rushing right in, consider your own safety and the safety of others before just throwing sharp objects in the trash.  READ MORE »
Inaccurate and Outdated Signs and Labels
By
Joan
Hutzly
Nearly every day I see a sign, label or some other type of posting that is not accurate or is outdated. Accurate communication is crucial to working and going about our daily lives, and improper signage poses a danger.

Love Crosswords?
Are YOU the boss of the criss-cross? Try your hand at this EHS crossword, and see how well you know your safety (and Princeton) trivia!
Dear EHS: Waste Disposal, Ergonomics and X-Rays
Dear EHS is a new feature where our expert staff highlight and answer questions related to health, safety and proper procedures for maintaining a safe environment on campus.

Got a question? Send it to ehs@princeton.edu 

EHS Donates Supplies to Hurricane Relief

In response to a call for donations, the Princeton University Office of Environmental Health & Safety donated personal protective equipment to hard-hit Puerto Rico.    

Happy Holidays and a Safe New Year From EHS!

Our 2017 holiday greeting card featured our much-lauded office "safety tree," plus every member of the EHS staff holding a tool of the trade. How many of these items, and their uses, can you identify? 

For waste pickup requests, use our online waste removal request form:
Upcoming Trainings January-April 2018
Intro to Biosafety
Jan. 10 10-11 a.m. Lewis Thomas Laboratory, Room 117

Radioactive Materials Safety
Jan. 10 2-4 p.m. Lewis Thomas Laboratory, Room 118

Laboratory Safety Training
Jan. 16 1:30-4:30 p.m. Carl Icahn 101

Bloodborne Pathogens for Researchers
Jan. 17 3-4 p.m. Lewis Thomas Laboratory, Room 117

Laser Safety Training
Jan. 19 10-11 a.m. 262 Alexander St

Laboratory Safety Training
Feb. 2 1:30-4:30 p.m. Carl Icahn 101

Healthy Computing
Feb. 7 11 a.m.-12 p.m. TBA

Intro to Biosafety
Feb. 14 10-11 a.m. Lewis Thomas Laboratory, Room 117

Bloodborne Pathogens for Researchers
Feb. 15 10-11 a.m. Lewis Thomas Laboratory, Room 222

Radioactive Materials Safety
Feb. 19 2-4 p.m. Lewis Thomas Laboratory, Room 117

Laboratory Safety Training
Feb. 20 1:30-4:30 p.m. TBA

Laboratory Safety Training
March 2 1:30-4:30 p.m. TBA

Healthy Computing
March 6 1:30-2:30 p.m. TBA

Radioactive Materials Safety
March 12 2-4 p.m. Lewis Thomas Laboratory, Room 117

Laboratory Safety Training
March 13 1:30-4:30 p.m. TBA

Intro to Biosafety
March 14 10-11 a.m. Lewis Thomas Laboratory, Room 117

Laser Safety Training
March 16 10-11 a.m. 262 Alexander St

Healthy Computing
April 4 11 a.m.-12 p.m. TBA

Laboratory Safety Training
April 6 1:30-4:30 p.m. Frick Chemistry Lab, A57

To sign up for a training session, go to: https://putrain.learn.com 

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