Environment Health & Safety

  1. April 7, 2022

    Units partner to streamline, strengthen research safety processes

    U-M’s Environment, Health and Safety is partnering with the Research and Academic Safety Committee to develop and implement a new phase of its research safety initiative.

  2. July 16, 2021

    Central Power Plant expansion cleaning, testing begins July 19

    Central Power Plant personnel and contractors will begin cleaning and testing new equipment starting July 19. The process is expected to last up to two weeks, and may generate temporary noise and visible steam at the ground level.

  3. February 19, 2021

    Further updates being made to ResponsiBLUE

    U-M’s ResponsiBLUE app is being updated and will include a quarantine and isolation indicator for students, an additional question in the daily symptom tracking questionnaire and other improvements. 

  4. September 24, 2020

    New data on COVID-19 dashboard offers clearer picture of virus

    In response to suggestions from the campus community, U-M has further refined its COVID-19 dashboard with several new pieces of information about the virus’ impact on the university.

  5. September 18, 2020

    U-M provides clarity on public health notifications, case investigation

    Stopping the spread of COVID-19 on a university campus is a collective effort, requiring various units and departments — some not commonly known to the campus community — working behind the scenes to get the work done.

  6. September 4, 2020

    Contact Tracing Corps to help monitor virus on campus

    Student volunteer investigators will have a key role in U-M’s COVID-19 response as contact tracers, reaching out to people on the Ann Arbor campus who had close contact with students testing positive for the coronavirus.

  7. August 20, 2020

    University offers data dashboard on COVID-19 testing

    U-M has created a dashboard to provide regular updates to the community about the state of COVID-19 on the Ann Arbor campus, including data about the total number of tests and cases.

  8. June 2, 2020

    University issues guidance on face coverings

    As campus research labs continue to gradually reopen, U-M’s Environment, Health and Safety department is clarifying when and where individuals should wear a face covering while on campus.