Environmental Health & Safety

Environmental

Environmental Health & Safety

 

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) supports the University's core mission of teaching, research, and service by providing comprehensive environmental, health and safety services to the University community. It is our mission to protect UCCS's human and physical resources and preserve the environment. To that end, we are dedicated to creating a partnership with the campus community and providing services to assist faculty, staff and students in integrating safety and compliance into their workplace culture and behavior.

 

Current Fire Conditions

Colorado Springs Fire Department has issued a Burn Ban Order effective May 16, 2022 at noon (MDT).  For a complete list of burning guidelines, visit  https://www.coswildfireready.org/burn-ban for more information.

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Last updated May 16, 2022

Upcoming Training Sessions

Fall Lab Safety Trainings are occurring the Week of August 15, 2022.  See see schedule below. Online trainings are available through Canvas.

What training do I need?

Training 1 (online)

Training 2 (online)

Training 3 (in person)

New to research lab work involving hazardous materials, biological hazards or physical hazards

 Required

Required

Those who have previously received training but are currently involved in operations which generate hazardous waste or biological waste (non-teaching)

Required

Required

Those who have previously received training but are currently involved in operations involving hazardous equipment but not the generation of hazardous or biological waste (non-teaching)

Optional

Required

Those involved in hands-on instruction in labs which utilize hazardous materials, biological materials and/or physical hazards. (teaching)

Optional

Required

 

A&P STAFF (new and returning)

Day

Date

Time

Location

Tuesday

16-August

3:00 – 5:00 

HYBL 225

LAB TA’s (new and returning)
This course is being offered on the following dates/times/locations:

Day

Date

Time

Location

Intended Audience

Monday

15 – August

1:00 – 3:00 pm

CENT 270

TAs/Instructors Chemistry

Tuesday

16 – August

12:30 – 2:30 pm

OCSE B314

TAs/Instructors MAE, Physics, Other disciplines

Wednesday

17 – August

1:00 – 3:00 pm

OCSE B314

TAs/Instructors Biology

LAB SAFTY TRAINING FOR NEW AND RETURNING RESEARCHERS (PIs, Research Assts, student researchers (both paid and volunteer), etc.)

This course is being offered on the following dates/times/locations:

Day

Date

Time

Location

Intended Audience

Monday

15-August

9:00 - 10:00

 OCSE B314

PIs, Researchers (any discipline)

Monday

15-August

10:30 – 11:30

 OCSE B314

PIs, Researchers (engineering, physics)

Wednesday

17-August

11:30 – 12:30

 OCSE B314

PIs, Researchers (any discipline)

 

Register for your session

 

Questions - contact cnorton@uccs.edu