The University’s 2022 OSHA 300A summaries are posted on the Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) website. OSHA 300A summaries show the number and type of work-related recordable injuries and illnesses.
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The UW Employee Health Center in EH&S provides clinical services for UW personnel not employed by UW Medicine medical facilities.
UW Medicine personnel should contact their employee health center.
A strain of avian influenza virus (H5N1) has been detected in wild birds and domestic poultry in many parts of the U.S. and in Washington state. Avian influenza has been confirmed in raccoon, raptor, hawk, waterfowl, raven and crow samples in Washington state, including samples from King and Pierce counties.
A strain of avian influenza virus (H5N1) has been detected in wild birds and domestic poultry in many parts of the U.S. and in Washington state.
The University of Washington’s Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases (ACCD) is an interdisciplinary group of subject matter experts and operational leaders that conducts the following activities to reduce the risk of, prepare for, and address the University’s needs related to communicable disease outbreaks:
Take precautions to keep yourself and others safe this holiday season.
Stay up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccinations, get your flu shot, and get tested for COVID-19 prior to holiday gatherings. If you test positive, follow the UW COVID-19 Public Health Flowchart.
Prevent falls while decorating and house fires by taking these precautions:
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) recently updated their Job Safety and Health Law poster; a required workplace poster that informs personnel of their rights and responsibilities to a safe and healthy workplace. The updated poster reflects rule changes that increase worker protection from discrimination when filing a complaint.