Environmental Health and Safety provides services and support for efficient, effective, and compliant work practices, while promoting a culture of shared responsibility by students, faculty, staff, and visitors for a healthy, safe, and environmentally sound educational and research community at the University of Chicago.


In the achievement of our mission, the staff within Environmental Health and Safety are committed to the transparency of operations, development of collaborative partnerships, and establishment of lasting credibility among our customers. These performance values represent our dedication to responsiveness, service excellence, and alignment with the strategic goals of the University.