Earth Week Document Shredding

Earth Week 2016

As part of Earth Week, UTSA EHSRM will be providing sensitive document shredding services, thanks to The Green Fund. Visit our recycling news page for more information.

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Gold Star Labs

Gold Star Labs

Check out our growing list of GOLD STAR LABS!

Reduce, re-use, recycle!

Help us achieve our vision of a greener campus. Visit our recycling home page for more information.

Bauerle Road Garage

Grand Opening!

Announcing the new Occupational Health & Wellness Center!

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Laboratory & Equipment Clearance Protocol


Environmental Health Safety & Risk Management (EHSRM) will conduct inspections on equipment and laboratories to verify surface decontamination from chemical, biological, and radioactive material(s) have been carried out. Contact the Lab Safety Division to inspect laboratory equipment prior to any of the following: repairs, transfers, disposal, recycling, surplus, etc. The following procedure shall be followed in order to release laboratory equipment to the general public for any purpose as previously listed:

Equipment Clearance Procedure

Prior to vacating a laboratory, EHSRM can provide insight on the requirements for closing out the laboratory. Once the laboratory has been vacated, EHSRM will verify that all chemical, biological, radioactive material(s) have been removed from the laboratory prior to Housekeeping / Facilities services. The following procedure shall be used to complete the EHSRM laboratory clearance:

An example of a laboratory clearance tag

Laboratory Clearance Procedure

For further information contact the Lab Safety Division.