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Sharps such as needles, razor blades etc. must be collected in labeled and puncture-proof containers. This is for everyone’s protection. Hazardous Waste personnel will not pick-up improperly packaged sharps.

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The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Office at Georgia Tech develops programs and provides oversight, consultation, training and other specialized services to assist the Institute community in meeting its public health, safety, environmental protection, and compliance responsibilities. Individual units which comprise EHS include:

  • Laboratory and Chemical Safety
  • Biosafety
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Fire Safety
  • General Safety
  • Radiation Safety
  • Environmental Programs

It is the goal of EHS to be a highly-valued partner with all Georgia Tech researchers, faculty and staff to facilitate completion of their work in a safe and compliant manner. Click here for the Georgia Tech EHS Policy Statement.

The Georgia Tech Environmental Health and Safety Office is located at 490 Tenth Street - on the southeastern side of the intersection at Hemphill Avenue and Tenth Street. More information is provided at EHS Location / Driving Directions.