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Lab Safety Awareness Week 2024

EHS-Lab Safety Services is excited to announce that Lab Safety Awareness Week is coming February 12-16! Please join us for the following events:

Monday, February 12th 10:00- 11:00 Student Union 169: Viral Vector Safety talk by Daniel Thomas and Joseph Jackson
9:00- 10:00 Student Union 169 Doughnut & Coffee Reception with LSS

Tuesday, February 13th 9:30- 11:30 SERF 3rd floor: Vendor Expo + Doughnuts & Coffee with LSS

Wednesday, February 14th 12:30- 1:30 Strong Hall 101: Hazard Assessment Model talk by Scott Moser and Anna-Kay West

1:30-2:30 Strong Hall 5th floor Doughnut & Coffee Reception with LSS

Friday, February 16th 9:00- 10:00 Mossman 102: Safety Culture talk by Linda Hamilton and Sarah Mobley

10:00- 11:00 Mossman 3rd floor: Doughnut & Coffee Reception with LSS

As an incentive for attending, we will be giving away a door prize at each talk!

Please help us spread the word by sending this to other researchers and members of your lab!

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at

Lab Safety Culture Awards Dinner


Thank you to everyone who supported the Laboratory Safety Culture Awards Subcommittee’s* inaugural Awards Dinner! EHS congratulates the 2023 quarterly award winners.

*a subcommittee of the Laboratory Safety Committee.

Congratulations to Bill Dunne for earning the Impact Award!

The Impact Award (groupspace): This award is given to the person or persons who integrate a positive safety culture framework into their work by the application of people-centric systems resulting in changes to the social ecology of risk and safety within their realm of influence.

Congratulations to Sarah Mobley for earning the Encounter Award!

The Encounter Award (formerly “Influencer award”) (headspace): This award is given to the person or persons who demonstrated a desire to improve safety culture through adopting a worldview that integrates supporting and encouraging people to view risk differently and make changes into the process of teaching and/or discovery.

Congratulations to Ahmed Battaieb for earning the Foundations Award!

The Foundations Award (workspace): This award is given to the person or persons who demonstrated excellence in developing risk reduction systems that fit the people and not making people fit the system.

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