Texas Tech University

Environmental Health & Safety


Academic safety includes laboratory, radiation, laser, magnetic field and all other academic areas of safety.Environmental protection oversees hazardous waste, stormwater runoff and air permitting.Occupational safety oversees building safety, ergonomics and all occupational activities.Public health oversees poll and food safety, food permitting and pest control.EHS mission statementEHS vision statement

Upcoming Events

Safe science Session 4: PPE



Safety TIPS (teaching integrity and personnel safety)

Always perform a Risk Assessment before beginning any new project or adjusting variables within an existing project. RAMP up safety by:

R - Recognizing hazards;

A - Accessing the risks of those hazards;

M - Managing and mitigating those risks; and

P - Preparing and planning for emergencies.

A thorough risk assessment is part of good science other work operations.


Quick Links

Report a safety concern (SCAN)

Report an incident

Emergency Procedures

safety training

Safety data sheet database

Access chemical inventory

Submit a waste request

Request a food permit

Submit a material shipping form

Environmental Health & Safety