September 28, 2022
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety will join the Pitt Police, student organizations, departments and local Pittsburgh organizations at the 2022 Fall Safety Fair, an annual event hosted by the Student Government Board on Tuesday, Oct. 4, outside the William Pitt Union.
September 2, 2022
The annual pep rally that rings in Pitt's football season wouldn't be the same without the bonfire. And the bonfire wouldn't happen without the Department of Environmental Health and Safety....
August 26, 2022
Tina Torquato, the assistant to Ted Fritz, the Vice Chancellor of Public Safety and Emergency Management. has been named the Employee of the Quarter.
August 11, 2022
The University of Pittsburgh's Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is proud to announce that Dr. Molly Stitt-Fischer has been named Director of Environmental Health and Safety.
August 5, 2022
The Biden administration has declared a state of emergency as a response to a national increase in monkeypox cases.
August 4, 2022
August 1, 2022
The University of Pittsburgh’s Student Health Service and the Department of Environmental Health and Safety are working in collaboration with the...
July 22, 2022
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety is planning to conduct a series of emergency evacuation exercises starting on Aug. 4.
July 19, 2022
Pitt Police will be among the thousands of communities/organizations taking part in National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 6-8 p.m. at the Schenley Plaza tent off Forbes Avenue
June 17, 2022
During the summer and beginning the week of July 5, training sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays in Room 169 at Crawford Hall. Depending on the week, the sessions will either focus on bloodborne pathogens or chemical hygiene. The latter will also include training in hazard communication.
June 14, 2022
Four environmental factors affect the amount of stress a worker faces in a hot work area: temperature, humidity, radiant heat (such as from the sun or a furnace) and air velocity. Here are some ways to detect whether you or someone you know is suffering from a heat-related illness and some tips to stay safe in the heat.
June 7, 2022
The University of Pittsburgh Police Department is looking to fill positions at several campuses, including Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Johnstown and Bradford.
June 1, 2022
Mark Waechter, a technician with the Integrated Security Department, has been named the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management's Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2022.
May 15, 2022
It's National Police Week and Pitt Police joined departments from other Allegheny County communities to honor our fallen brothers and sisters in blue. On Saturday, a convoy began at the Crescent Township Police Department and made its way to the Allegheny County Law Enforcement Memorial on the North Shore.
May 13, 2022