Environmental Health and Safety promotes safety and environmental stewardship through the development and implementation of a variety of environmental, health and safety programs. Your awareness and involvement will help to ensure compliance and the well-being of our campus community.

National Safety Month

Every year college and university students experience a growing number of fire-related emergencies. In an effort to raise fire and life safety awareness on campus, September is designated as “Campus Fire Safety Month”. Throughout the month, University Fire Marshals have scheduled fire educational activities across campus. In addition, we are also hosting the Campus Fire and Safety Expo on Wednesday September 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the SAC Plaza. For a complete schedule and list of events, please visit the following link: http://www.stonybrook.edu/ehs/fire/prevention.shtml

The University Fire Marshal’s office can be reached at 632-9678.

Safety Expo 2014

Safety Expo 2014

The 2014 Campus Fire and Safety Expo, sponsored by Environmental Health and Safety, is an annual event to promote health and safety throughout Stony Brook University.

Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: SAC Plaza

All Faculty, Staff and Students are encouraged and welcome to attend. For more information, please go to the Safety Expo website.

Laboratory Safety


Stony Brook University places the highest emphasis on protecting the safety and health of all persons who work in or visit our facilities. Stony Brook requires all students, faculty, staff and visitors to strictly adhere to required laboratory safety practices and procedures as established by the Federal, State and University regulations, policies and recognized industry standards. Your awareness and involvement will build a strong safety culture and help assure the success of the academic and research mission of the University. Please visit the EH&S Laboratory Safety website to learn more.

Ebola Virus Information

Biohazard Toxins

Stony Brook University is closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) information on the Ebola virus outbreak in several West African countries. For more information, please go to Ebola Virus Information.

Focus on Lab Safety

Select Toxins

Biohazard Toxins

Stony Brook University is a registered entity with the Federal Select Agent Program and is subject to periodic review by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for the possession, use and transfer of BSAT. In order to ensure compliance with the select toxin "due diligence" provision of the regulations, Principal Investigators who possess select toxins are required to report their current inventory to EH&S. For more information about this requirement, please see Rules for Possession, Use and Transfer of Select Agents and Toxins.