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About Us

We are an administrative department charged with operating the University's environmental health/quality, occupational safety, risk management, industrial hygiene, hazardous materials management, and sustainability programs.


The Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Risk Management and Sustainability (EHS RMS), through its staff, offers a broad variety of services to the entire university community. These services include:               

  • Environmental Management - air and water quality, hazardous and electronic waste disposal, food safety, disease prevention and control.
  • Safety (Occupational and Student) - injury and illness prevention, industrial hygiene, laboratory safety, radiation safety                  
  • Risk Management - risk recognition, control and transfer; liability insurance and claims, defensive driving, special event processing                  
  • Sustainability - recycling, special project coordination                  

For more information on each of these services click on the appropriate tab on the left. To request any service select the Request Services tab.