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Business continuity and recovery planning resources for labs and research spaces

The University’s Emergency Management and Office of Research have provided guidance to the research community to assist with business continuity planning. As a supplement to these resources and in response to requests for assistance at the lab level, EH&S has prepared a Guide to Business Continuity and Recovery Planning for Laboratories and Research Facilities.


UW Worker Memorial Day Annual Ceremony 2023

Each year thousands of workers are killed and millions more injured or diseased because of their jobs. Please join us on Worker Memorial Day to honor those who have died in 2022 from a work-related injury or illness in King County. 

The University of Washington Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences annual Worker Memorial Day event is a special ceremony that raises awareness about how we can strengthen our commitment to make jobs safer and save lives in Washington state.


The March 2023 UW Biosafety Manual is now online

An updated March 2023 version of the UW Biosafety Manual is now available online. The changes made to the manual were limited to administrative updates, including updating web hyperlinks and minor grammar or language changes. Note: The recent administrative updates are not recorded on the log of changes. Please refer to the log of changes for content changes made in 2021.