EH&S has received reports of coyote sightings on the Seattle campus. Coyotes have been present at our campus locations and vicinity for years and they are an important part of our ecosystem.
Read the Coyotes on UW Campuses focus sheet for information on living and working around urban coyotes, preventing human-animal conflict, and reporting coyote activity our campuses.
Office privacy pods or booths help meet the need for small, private spaces in larger open areas; however, pods could present a new set of hazards that should be considered prior to installation. Review the Office Privacy Pod Safety Focus Sheet when considering selection and placement.
The Mpox Infection Prevention and Isolation Guidelines for University Residence Halls and Shared Living Spaces outlines the University requirements and guidelines for mpox infection prevention and isolation in University residence halls, dormitories, and other shared living spaces.
Updated December 5, 2022
This content is published on behalf of the University’s Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases (ACCD). ACCD and EH&S are monitoring the mpox outbreak and will update information as the outbreak evolves. UW Medicine medical facility personnel should follow UW Medicine policies and procedures.
The University of Washington provides personnel with instructional videos to make ergonomic adjustments to office equipment to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries.
Click on the titles below to watch the videos.
The Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S) serves as the University representative and liaison to Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, Division of Occupational Safety and Health (L&I) for all campus locations, including UW Medicine, and will coordinate all activities related to an L&I investigation. EH&S will coordinate on behalf of the University with the appropriate unit and University representatives, including Human Resources Labor Relations.