Welcome to the Office of Environmental Health & Safety
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) assists all WesternU campuses in providing and maintaining a safe and healthful workplace environment for its employees, students, and guests.
Our mission is to develop and implement appropriate policies and programs to promote the safety and health of all members of our campus community and to minimize the risk of injuries and illnesses.
EH&S provides health, safety, and environmental services to WesternU campuses, including off-campus facilities, to achieve compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. EH&S also develops and implements programs to ensure the safe use, handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials/waste. The Environment, Health and Safety Department works to:
- Provide a safe campus learning and work environment
- Ensure a process of regulatory compliance
- Minimize future potential liabilities
- Protect and enhance WesternU’s reputation