The Department of Environmental Health & Safety seeks to provide a safe and healthy place of employment and learning and to cultivate positive attitudes towards safety, security and preparedness through the establishment and implementation of occupational and environmental protection programs for the University.
The Department of Environmental Health & Safety works to instill the value of safe and environmentally-conscious behavior throughout the University community.
Cognizance of safety regulations and ethical concerns and instill this awareness in the university community
Continuing education to provide optimal service to the university
Provide dedicated workforce to ensure safety in all arenas of university activity
Creation and nourishment of a culture of safety, awareness and ethical ownership
Upholding and enforcing the safety guidelines of federal, state and local entities and integration of these guidelines to university policy
Oversee training, facilities and work practices to ensure protection from hazards for all university personnel and students
Enforcement of safety guidelines to prevent injury to person, the environment and property
Provide safety education to the community to protect themselves and the environment
Work with the community to produce innovative solutions to safety concerns
Plan for incidents to respond with preparedness and confidence