Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)
At the University, the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is the principle group responsible for ensuring that the University provides a safe work place and conducts its business in an environmental friendly manner. A summary of services and contact information for EHS can be found at http://www.ehs.umaryland.edu/Locate/calllist.htm or by going to EHS's home page at http://www.ehs.umaryland.edu.
EHS offers the following safety training courses:
- Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Radiation Safety
- Hazardous Waste
- Infectious and Biological Material Shipping
Employees can learn more about the training listed above by going to the following web link and registering with EHS's online training management system: http://www.ehs.umaryland.edu/training/.
Employees that are required to wear a respirator need to enroll in the University respiratory protection program. Employees must receive medical approval to wear a respirator. Employees are fit-tested to determine appropriate size, and must complete training on how to use the respirator. To enroll in this program, contact EHS at (410) 706-7055. View the complete written respiratory protection program.
EHS Contact Information
714 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 706-8212 (Fax)
Director: James J. Jaeger, PhD