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Lehigh University Environmental Health & Safety

Latest Updates

2017 Fire Drill Information

List of Building Monitors

Resource Articles: Lead in Water

12/5/16 - Update on water testing efforts and remediation

United States Environmental Protection Agency, Lead and Copper Rule: A Quick Reference Guide for Schools and Child Care Facilities that are Regulated Under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

Penn State Extension, Water Quality - Lead in Drinking Water.

Chemical Engineering Online Training and Evaluations

If you are a chemical engineering student looking for the training and evaluation programs required for your course of study, here's the link to remember: http://www.lehigh.edu/go/chemetraining.

Radon Sampling & Mitigation Program

Lehigh has established a radon sampling and mitigation program for academic, administrative, and residential buildings. The program will be coordinated by Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Services, and Residential Services. Read more about the radon program and learn more about the process.

Battery Recycling Program

Lehigh University is implementing a battery recycling program coordinated by Environmental Health & Safety and the Office of Sustainability.Learn more about the battery recycling program.

Mission Statement:

The mission of Environmental Health and Safety is to promote a safe and healthful environment for the University through the development and implementation of health, safety, and regulatory compliance programs and procedures, which include hazardous waste management, NRC License administration, inspections, training sessions, and emergency response actions.

Role at Lehigh:

Our environmental health and safety efforts provide a safe and healthful environment for the entire Lehigh community, including those who visit the University. The office performs inspections, surveys, and monitoring to identify existing and potential hazards. Regulatory compliance and the elimination and/or reduction in frequency and severity of hazards and accidents is accomplished by the development and implementation of health and safety programs and procedures. The office conducts routine audits and follows up on recommendations and program requirements to measure compliance with government regulations and to determine the effectiveness of established programs. The office provides training, information, and technical assistance concerning safety practices, procedures, and control techniques to all University departments. This office is the official contact point for outside regulatory agencies and emergency response actions for spills, fires, and unplanned releases of hazardous materials.

Mailing Address: 211 Warren Square - Bldg 23A
Bethlehem, PA 18055
Phone Number: 610-758-4251
Fax Number: 610-758-5606
Office Hours: 8:15 A.M. - 4:45 P.M.
Monday - Friday

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