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

How Did We Do?

We are currently collecting feedback from the in-person safety training provided in the last year. Please take a few moments to let us know how we did!

Safe-Science Series (TLPDC Workshop Series)

Safe-Science Sessions (Lab Safety Training or departmental safety seminar)

Department News

Congratulations to Heather Coats and Rebecca Maloney for being nominated at this year's Raiders Who Rock Award Ceremony. 

Heather was nominated in both the Above & Beyond and Heather CoatsCommunity & Service Leadership categories. Heather is a Lab Safety officer and currently serves on the Texas Tech Staff Senate as the Issues Committee Chair. She has worked to create new outreach and education opportunities for the campus community.

Rebecca Maloney, Raiders Who Rock nomineeRebecca was nominated for the Above & Beyond award for her work with the institutional safety committees and improvements to biosafety at Texas Tech. Becky also works as a Lab Safety officer at EHS. She specializes in biosafety and currently serves on the IACUC, IBC and College of Arts & Sciences safety committee. Join us in congratulating them both for being a "Raider Who Rocks"!

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