Environmental Health & Safety

Chemical Inventory Generates Savings

2013-12-11T15:51:56-04:00December 10th, 2013|Categories: Campus, Home Stories, Procurement, Waste Reduction|Tags: , |

Beyond meeting regulated health and safety requirements, a new chemical inventory tracking system at Wake Forest provides a useful means of minimizing laboratory waste on campus. The system catalogs the thousands of different types of chemicals – from acetone to dimethyl sulfoxide – stored in academic buildings and laboratories, facility storerooms, and supply closets. The system [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Environmental Health and Safety

2013-12-12T16:24:35-04:00February 5th, 2013|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Staff, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: |

Campus sustainability efforts often begin with Environmental Health and Safety enforcement. Without first addressing the environmental and safety regulations that protect our resources and our overall health and safety, we would not be able to create sustainability goals and programs that take us beyond compliance.  The men and women of the Wake Forest Office of Environmental [...]

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