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Environment, Health and Safety

Safety and Industrial Hygiene

EH&S can recognize, evaluate and control potentially harmful substances and physical agents in the workplace. This includes testing for asbestos (in floor tiles, hot water pipe insulation, etc.), evaluating workspaces for potential hazardous chemical exposures, investigations of indoor air quality, excessive sound, poor lighting, etc.

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EH&S can test for lead based paint or asbestos in building materials. Call us at 829-3301 for more information.

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Hazards in the art world can be present in sculpting, painting, wood/metal work, in front of or behind the stage.

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EH&S can assist you in setting up your work space in an egronomically correct manner.

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All campus events where food is served or sold must have an approved Food Sevice Permit issued by EH&S. The types of approved food service events are:

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EH&S can monitor noise in your workplace.

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Questions or concerns about indoor air quality issues should be directed to EH&S at 829-3301.

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All laser devices at UB must be registered with EH&S. To register your laser, please complete the following form:

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Questions or concerns about mold in your workplace, call EH&S at 829-3301.

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EH&S can assist you in selecting an appropriate respirator, based on the respiratory hazard(s) to which you are exposed and workplace and user factors that affect respirator performance and reliability.