Emergency & Safety Information

The Group 9 (CoE) Health and Safety Committee election has begun with a call for employee nominations, open through 5pm September 6th. The call for nominations was emailed to engineering email lists for faculty and staff, which includes paid student employees. Nominees willing to serve will be included in the election that will take place approximately September 16th-27th. Election results will determine the elected membership of the 2020-2021 committee. Please contact election coordinator Heather Wilson with any questions or concerns.

CoE Resources

Fire Safety & Evacuation Plan for Loew Hall (updated 07/2018)
This plan describes responsibilities, duties, and procedures of occupants regarding fire emergencies and building evacuations at Loew Hall.
Emergency Preparedness for Instructors and Teaching Assistants »
Includes links to posters of emergency and evacuation procedures you can print.
Hazard Fact Sheet »
Information on office supplies and their hazard potential.
Dean’s Office Accident Prevention Plan
The Dean’s Office follows the UW Accident Prevention Plan. Other departments and organizations within the College of Engineering should supplement this UW document to address additional hazards their employees may encounter. All employees should review their plan during orientation; note the New Employee Health and Safety Orientation checklist linked within the plan.
To report hateful flyers, graffiti, and vandalism within the College of Engineering
Reporting procedures for notifying the college, university and police.

Group 9 (CoE) Health and Safety Committee

The Group 9 (CoE) Health and Safety Committee reviews CoE accident / incident reports and sends a representative to the University-Wide Health and Safety Committee. Elections are held every two years. See Health and Safety Committees on the UW Environmental Health & Safety website.

Group 9 members

Name Department/School
Fiona Spencer Aeronautics & Astronautics
Colleen Irvin Bioengineering
Kameron Harmon Chemical Engineering
Sean Yeung Civil and Environmental Engineering
Alexander Lefort Computer Science & Engineering
Sonia Honeydew College of Engineering - Dean's Office
John Young Electrical & Computer Engineering
Stacia Green Human Centered Design & Engineering
Sheila Prusa Industrial & Systems Engineering
Tatyana Galenko Materials Science & Engineering
Bill Kuykendall Mechanical Engineering
Group 9 Ex-Officio:
Michael Pomfret Clean Energy Institute
Angie Haggard Environmental Health & Safety
Madison Weaver MolES & NanoES
Darick Baker Washington Nanofabrication Facility

Group 9 meeting minutes and incident reports

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UW Resources

Register for all-campus sessions to learn the warning signs and how to respond to violent or potentially violent situations. Open to students, faculty and staff.

A range of safety and security links organized by category.

This video serves as a useful introduction, promoting safe work practices at the University of Washington.

See also