American University of Beirut

  • Environmental and Chemical Safety

    The Environmental and Chemical Safety Unit provides services that promote a healthy and safe environment for the university community. These services are designed to assist AUB in achieving its teaching, research, and service objectives in a safe manner and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and standards. 


    Services Offered:

    • Chemicals and chemical waste management.
    • Environmental protection and pollution prevention.
    • Industrial hygiene and exposure assessment.
    • Occupational health and safety.
    • Asbestos management.
    • Facility and laboratory safety.
    • General campus premises safety, and accident prevention.
    • Emergency preparedness and response.

    Trainings Offered:

    • Introduction to Lab safety
    • Chemical Handling
    • Electrical Safety
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Slips, trips and falls
    • Noise
    • Hand and power tools
    • Asbestos Awareness
    • Safety Precautions Associated with Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs
    • Flood response
    • Heat stress
    • Healthcare waste management

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Title IX, Non-Discrimination, and Anti-Discriminatory Harassment

AUB is committed to providing a safe, respectful, and inclusive environment to all members of its community.
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