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Mason ranked No. 12 in ‘safest campus’ survey, more safety features on the way (via The George)

Posted: August 28, 2017 at 10:03 am, Last Updated: August 28, 2017 at 10:04 am

Mason leads training for first responders (via The George)

Posted: January 17, 2017 at 9:26 am

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Emergency Operations Group (EOG) Coordinates Campaign & Political Events During 2016 Campaign Season

Posted: November 17, 2016 at 10:32 am

During the 2016 campaign season, the university’s Emergency Operations Group (EOG) coordinated campaign and political events. These efforts involved multiple meetings of the EOG to address logistics, costs, impact on university operations, messages to the university community, and security requirements. This process provided transparency to those university units involved in major events as well as […]

3rd Annual OSP National Biosafety Month (via

Posted: October 12, 2016 at 9:39 am, Last Updated: October 12, 2016 at 9:43 am

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Fire Prevention Week (via

Posted: October 12, 2016 at 9:29 am

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Fairfax Police Helicopter Scheduled to Land on Merten Hall Lawn during 2015 Life Safety Fair (via Newsdesk)

Posted: October 22, 2015 at 10:32 am

Hurricane Joaquin Preparedness

Posted: October 2, 2015 at 9:28 am

Although latest projections predict that Hurricane Joaquin will not make direct landfall in the DC/Metro region, Mason is still preparing for a weekend of heavy rain and high winds. So, what has the university – and the Environmental Health & Safety in particular — done in preparation of the upcoming severe weather to reduce the risk of injury or […]

Art Student Set to Send ‘Transformative’ Project Up in Flames on Mason Pond (via Newsdesk)

Posted: April 27, 2015 at 4:44 pm, Last Updated: July 10, 2015 at 4:46 pm

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Emergencies Bite, So Be Prepared: Using Sharknado as a Reminder to be Disaster-Ready (via Newsdesk)

Posted: March 12, 2015 at 4:42 pm, Last Updated: July 10, 2015 at 4:43 pm

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Life Safety Fair

Posted: February 10, 2014 at 6:40 pm, Last Updated: August 5, 2014 at 10:58 am

EHS was proud to participate in this year’s Life Safety Fair in President’s Park on the Fairfax Campus. The 2013 Life Safety Fair brought together the Mason community for a fun and educational evening where attendees had the opportunity to participate in several games and challenges to help them learn various ways they could work […]