Health & Safety Matters: The DEOHS blog

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A young woman wearing a lab coat and safety goggles stands in a University of Washington laboratory.

On the job | Scyler Li

Promoting safe laboratory practices at the UW

September 11, 2019 |

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A woman kneels on a grassy lawn next to health department signage.

On the job | Suhani Patel

Protecting community health through pool inspections and mosquito control

A young man with a hardhat looks into the camera.

On the job | Zakary Reimann

Using video technology to document chemical exposures

A young woman sits at a computer work station.

On the job | Jennifer Kim

Protecting worker health and safety through workplace inspections

Black and white image of five loggers and a boy in Western Washington, W. T. The men are standing with axes in hand appearing to have just cut down a tree. The boy sits on the stump.

A Labor Day reflection

A look back at the workplace tragedies that shaped today's health and safety laws from our partners at WA Labor & Industries

Woman smiling at camera.

On the job | Mariah Dittmore

Enjoying the fast pace at a global engineering and design company

A child walks across a grassy lawn under a smoggy sky.

DEOHS at ISEE conference 2019

Faculty, staff and students will present research on the health effects of air pollution, climate change and chemical exposures