Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)

Colgan Hall, Room 222
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The Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHS) is committed to providing resources and programs relevant for George Mason University faculty, staff, and students. Toward this effort we collaborate with the university community in order to sustain a healthful and safe working and learning environment. We welcome you to contact our office with questions or suggestions on how to improve health, safety, environmental stewardship, and emergency preparedness.

The Office of Laboratory Safety (LS), a part of the Environmental Health and Safety Office, develops and maintains laboratory safety policies, provides training and guidance to research personnel to assist in compliance with regulations and industry standards, conducts laboratory inspections, assists with the design and renovation of laboratories, assists in the development of emergency procedures for laboratories, and manages laboratory waste streams. This office also administers the biological, chemical, laser, radiation, and x-ray safety programs as well as facilitates and serves as administrative oversight for the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) and Radiation Safety Committee (RSC).  Visit Laboratory Safety's website for additional information.