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Environmental Health and Safety consists of Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Health, and Fire and Life Safety.  We develop, coordinate, and support the University's safety programs for all students, faculty, and staff.  

Occupational Health and Safety primary areas of responsibility include:

  • Accident/incident investigation
  • Employee safety
  • Ergonomics
  • Indoor air quality
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Job safety analysis
  • Risk assessments

Environmental Health primary areas of responsibility include:

  • Asbestos
  • Environmental site assessments
  • Hazardous waste disposal 
  • Lead paint
  • Mold
  • Pre-renovation surveys
  • Soil remediation plans
  • Tank management

Fire and Life Safety primary areas of responsibility include:

  • Electrical hazards
  • Evacuation plans and drills
  • Fire equipment
  • Fire procedurea
  • Fire protection systems
  • Housekeeping
  • Inspectiona
  • Life safety
  • Occupancy type and limits

The purpose of these programs is to alleviate or reduce the severity of exposure to conditions or actions that can cause injury or damage to University assets. This goal is accomplished by the identification, analysis, and development of corrective action plans to alleviate or reduce the severity of risk to students, faculty, and staff to injurious conditions or actions.