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What We Do

The Environment/Health/Safety division helps Berkeley Lab staff perform their work safely and in an environmentally sound manner.

The division also provides staff with access to essential services in the following areas:

News & Policy Updates

Measles Outbreak Update
A recent measles outbreak has been in the news. Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Measles can be spread days before the rash appears. More>

Ebola Outbreak Response
To coordinate Berkeley Lab’s response to recent concerns of the Ebola outbreak in Africa, the Lab has established a response team led by the Environment, Health, and Safety Division and Protective Services. More>

Safe Nanomaterials Work Practices
OSHA recently published a new fact sheet: Working Safely with Nanomaterials More>

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