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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.

Safety Training

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/.

Respirator Usage

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

http://www.ehs.umaryland.edu
714 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 706-7055
(410) 706-8212 (Fax)
Director: James J. Jaeger, PhD