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Health and Safety


Contact Information

Barry D. Cohen, MPH, CBSP
EH&S Manager
Christopher Neal, CHMM
EH&S Manager
Jessica Healey, MS, RBP
Biological Safety Officer

Annual EH&S Training

In accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements, all employees of the Wyss Institute are required to complete environmental health and safety training annually. For access to the online EH&S training, please contact:

Longwood: Susan Kelley,
Cambridge: Chris Johnson, or Simonetta Piergentili,

Wyss Manuals

Hard copies of all manuals are available in the main office and in the laboratories.

Radiation Safety

Harvard University Environmental Health&Safety
Radiation Safety Office

Emergency Reporting

  • For any emergency, contact the Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) at 617.432.1212
  • For medical emergencies, call 911 then HUPD with the exact location of the emergency
  • For lock-outs or walking escorts anywhere on campus, call NRB security at 617.432.6119

Safety Data Sheets

  • Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) are prepared by manufacturers to summarize the health and safety information relating to their products.
  • To obtain SDS’s, consult the manufacturer’s website or visit Harvard University's SDS webpage.


We've won a Webby Award!

Wyss Institute is proud to announce our win in the 2012
Webby Awards in the Science category.