environmental health and safety

Kevin Warren assumes senior director role for VEHS

Kevin Warren has been named senior director of Vanderbilt Environmental Health and Safety, effective Oct. 1. He fills the position vacated by Bob Wheaton, who retired in June.

Environmental Health and Safety’s Wheaton retires

If you chat with Bob Wheaton, executive director of Vanderbilt Environmental Health and Safety, for a few minutes, it quickly becomes clear he’s not from around here.

Campaign seeks to bolster biosafety practices

Recent lapses in the handling of highly toxic and pathogenic materials at several federal laboratories have prompted the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to announce a new biosafety stewardship initiative.

Vanderbilt Police establishes new emergency preparedness unit

The Vanderbilt University Police Department has established a new unit dedicated to preparing for and managing emergency situations, such as those related to severe weather, large special events, dignitary visits and Vanderbilt sporting events and concerts.