The Environmental Health and Radiation Safety (EHRS) department is committed to achieving and maintaining a safe and healthy environment that advances Temple’s excellence in education, research and health care. Towards this end, EHRS designs and implements programs in four core areas: biological safety, chemical safety, radiation safety and occupational safety. Specifically, EHRS:
- monitors, inspects and audits all research laboratories and patient delivery areas for safety and regulatory compliance;
- collects, inventories and disposes of radioactive and chemical hazardous wastes;
- performs occupational safety and compliance inspections and audits; and
- maintains the University/Health System radiation licensing.
In addition to these core programs, EHRS designs a variety of safety related training courses and provides hazardous materials related emergency response.
Visit the EHRS website for more information.
Greg Lupinski, Director of Enviornmental Health & Radiation Safety