Environment Health & Safety
October 3, 2022
Funding available to implement ergonomic-friendly solutions
Departments and units that want to solve ergonomic issues can apply for a grant through the MHealthy Ergonomics Awareness Program. Any employee can apply on behalf of their area.
September 19, 2022
Environment, Health & Safety plans fire safety awareness event
U-M Environment, Health & Safety will host a fire safety awareness event at Ingalls Mall on Sept. 21 to provide information and answer questions as part of Campus Fire Safety Month.
September 19, 2022
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.