What We Do

Emory's Environmental Health and Safety Office is nestled under the Office of Research Administration and is comprised of 6 major program areas. To find out more about the services and specialities of these program areas, please navigate the tabs below.

  • Administrative Assistance

  • Communications

  • Instructional Design

  • Management Systems

  • Office Management

  • Training

  • Web Administration

  • Hazardous Waste Management

  • Universal Waste Management

  • Pesticide Management

  • Underground Storage Tank Management

  • Environmental Audits

  • Environmental Site Assessments (Phase I and II)

  • Radioactive Waste

  • Radioisotope Procurement and Delivery

  • Emergency Response

  • Reactive Chemical Management

  • Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (Tier II Reports)

  • Hazardous Waste Training

  • Spill Prevention Countermeasure and Control

  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Inspections

  • Laboratory Moves

  • Hazardous Site Response Act Projects

  • Management of Regulated Building Materials

  • Accident, Incident and Near Miss Investigations

  • Asbestos/Lead Surveys, Inspections and Project Management

  • Ergonomic Assessments

  • Hazard Communication and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Management

  • Heat Stress Assessments

  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Assessments

  • Industrial Hygiene Program Management/Workplace Exposure Assessments and Monitoring

  • Job Hazard Analysis (JHAs), Hazard and Risk Assessments

  • Mold Prevention and Water Intrusion Response

  • Noise Monitoring

  • OSHA Compliance and General Workplace Safety

  • OSHA 30-hr Training
  • Occupational, Safety & Health Audits
  • Occupational, Safety & Health Training
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Assessments

  • Respirator Program and Fit Testing

  • Student Machine Shop Safety

  • Radioactive Materials Licensing and Authorizations

  • Radiation Dosimetry Badging

  • Healthcare Radiation Safety Support

  • Medical Physics Support for Radiation Producing Equipment

  • Radiation Shielding Plans

  • CT Quality Control

  • Renewals and Protocol Submission Support

  • Irradiator Access

  • Biological Waste

  • Biosafety Protocol Review

  • Biosafety Training

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Training

  • BSL3

  • Chemical Safety Protocol Review

  • Lab Inspections

  • Lab Safety Training

  • Laser Safety
  • Radiation Laboratory Safety

  • Radiation Safety Training

  • Shipping Training

  • USDA-APHIS Permits

  • Monitoring and Implementation of EHSO programs at Yerkes

  • ABSL-3/BSL-3 Program

  • Accident/Injury, Incident and Near Miss Investigations

  • Animal Resources Support

  • Biological Waste

  • Compliance and Quality Assurance Program

  • Hazard Identification

  • Herpes B Virus Training

  • Occupational Health Program

  • Orientation and Training Program

  • Protocol Review

  • Safety Committee

  • Safety Inspections

  • Standard Operating Procedure Development and Maintenance

  • Respirator Program

  • Risk Assessments

  • Spill Response

  • Tuberculosis Surveillance