News & Announcements

‘We Will Do That. We Know How.’
April 25, 2024

The Sa[Fest] sustainability event, hosted by EHS, highlighted the three core components of Princeton's push to be carbon neutral by 2046.

Green Labs Recognition Program
April 21, 2024

Environmental Health and Safety, in partnership with the Dean for Research and the Office of Sustainability, is developing a green labs certification program.

Sa[Fest] Events Bring Safety to You
March 31, 2024

The spring 2024 installment of Sa[Fest] takes place April 17 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. in the atrium of Icahn Laboratory. The event highlights sustainable practices in the lab and on campus.

EHS Provides Laboratory Safety Training
Jan. 17, 2024

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety provides a mandatory Lab Safety Training course for Princeton University researchers.

EHS Welcomes Two New Safety Specialists
Oct. 18, 2023

Two new hires have joined the cast of safety stars in the Office of Environmental Health and Safety. 

Robin Izzo Named ACS Fellow
Oct. 11, 2023

Assistant Vice President of EHS Robin Izzo has been named a 2023 American Chemical Society (ACS) fellow.

Getting the most out of your safety funnel
Oct. 9, 2023

It's important to use the correct funnel for your waste container and take steps to prevent overpressurization. 

New Occupational Health Portal Launched
Sept. 20, 2023

Beginning Sept. 20, 2023, the University will be launching a new occupational health management portal.

Funky Smell? It Might Be a Dry Drain
April 19, 2023

Recently, there have been several instances of unpleasant odors in laboratories that have elicited calls to EHS. In each case, the cause was dry sink and floor drain traps. 

COVID-19 Response Update
April 6, 2023

EHS has updated information on its website related to the University's COVID-19 response. The Visitor and Vaccination policies are no longer in effect as of 3-31-23. 

Departmental News: New Positions, Titles at EHS
Feb. 1, 2023

Meagan Fitzpatrick, Kelly States, Steve Elwood, and Colt Greer have all assumed new titles and responsibilities as part of their work at EHS.

EHS Launches Supervising For Safety Certificate Program
Nov. 7, 2022

Developed specifically for supervisors and managers, the program is designed to help those who supervise employees to become proficient leaders for safety.

Symposium Explores Storytelling as Transformative Tool
Oct. 14, 2022

The CSHEMA Fall 2022 Symposium on Storytelling brought health and safety experts from around the country to Princeton University.

Being Safe and Efficient: Campus Partners Help Labs ‘Do it For the Hood’
July 12, 2022

Achieving net zero carbon emissions requires behavioral changes. Fume hoods are a great place to start.

Colt Greer Named University RSO
July 12, 2022

Colt Greer, Senior Program Manager for Radiation Safety, is officially the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) for Princeton University as of June 2022.

Employees Can Request Access to their Records
Dec. 15, 2021

OSHA regulations require employers to make available upon request certain medical records and all exposure records of employees who are exposed to toxic substances or hazardous agents. 

From Radiation to Vaccination: 50 Years of Safety With EHS
Nov. 15, 2021

EHS is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2021-22 with special events, stories and a custom website dedicated to marking a half century of safety at Princeton.

The Office of Occupational Health and Safety was formally instituted on Sept. 30, 1971, putting radiation safety, industrial hygiene…

Staff Profiles: The Campus Safety Team at EHS
Oct. 21, 2021

The campus safety group at Princeton EHS works to promote safe practices, reduce hazards and respond to workplace incidents around campus.

EHS Safety Event Welcomes Research Community
Oct. 4, 2021

EHS is holding a gala Lab Safety Homecoming event at McDonnell Hall on Oct. 26. The celebration features games, prizes, vendors and a catered lunch and talk by lab safety expert Mary Beth Mulcahy.

Robin Izzo Honored with Presidential Achievement Award
May 7, 2021

Robin Izzo, executive director of the Princeton University Office of Environmental Health and Safety, has been named a 2020 President’s Achievement Award recipient.