Judy Laduc

Judy LaDuc, UMass Amherst Biological Safety Officer with Environmental Health and Safety has been appointed to serve as a Council Member on the New England Biosafety Association (NEBSA).

The NEBSA is a professional organization, which aims to promote knowledge of biological safety and to support those working in the field of biosafety.  NEBSA provides local educational and networking opportunities in the New England region for those with an interest in biological safety.  Formed in 1996, NEBSA is an affiliate of the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA).

EH&S has a new face on campus with the arrival of Rob Wallace.  Rob is taking on the position of Campus Safety Officer under the Campus Safety and Fire Prevention program at Environmental Health and Safety.  Pictured here is Bob Laford, Assistant Director for Emergency Management, presenting Rob with his badge.  Bob previously served as the Campus Safety Officer, and the badge has been worn by each of the CSO's dating back to the early 1980's.

EH&S Staff welcome students at U-Fest

Staff and Students from Environmental Health and Safety participated in the U-Fest activities during 2019 Move-In Weekend.  Representatives from EH&S Fire Safety, Emergency Management and UMass Emergency Medical Services spent the afternoon welcoming students and offering information for living, working and learning on campus.

Fire Safety staff provided live fire extinguisher training to over 100 students.  Emergency Management interactived with many students, discussing UMass Amherst Emergency Alerts and giving out more than 1,100 T-shirts. UMass EMS, the student run EMS Agency on campus, provided information and offered future training on subjects like CPR and First Aid to their peers.

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