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During the holiday break there will be fewer people present in our buildings and response times may be longer. Work with highly hazardous materials should be limited and should not be done alone. Safely shut down and secure experiments as needed.
Due to the air quality event in Philadelphia, public health experts are advising the following actions today:
The numerous labs at Penn provide a prime opportunity to reduce our campus environmental impact in areas like energy, water, and waste through our Green Labs program. The Green Labs Executive Committee (GLEC) guides
Please join us for an informal meeting to discuss ways to improve the sustainability of labs on Penn's campus.
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Maureen O’Leary, PhD, MBA, CBSP, Executive Director of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety (EHRS), as Associate Vice Provost for Research.
Revised 10/19/20 @ 2:07 P.M.
EHRS’s quarterly email with quick answers to frequently asked questions.
Revised 3/17/2020 @ 11:27am
EHRS offers the following guidance to assist you with the temporary suspension of operations in your lab. Please note that EHRS continues to provide essential services and can be reached at 215-898-4453 (24-hours a day).
The continuity of research through potential regional impact of an outbreak requires specific considerations. While we hope contingency measures will not be required, preparedness minimizes impact if they become necessary.