Environment, Health & Safety
Together, making a safe and healthy place to teach, learn and serve
Committed to providing a safe and healthful environment for all persons associated with the University, including faculty, staff, students, visitors, and members of the Chapel Hill community. Our department supports that effort through education, training, consultation, recognizing and controlling health and safety hazards, ensuring a process of regulatory compliance, and minimizing potential liabilities.
The latest information pertaining to the CVS Building 6th floor (11/18/16).
EHS appreciates the support for safe work environments on campus by the medal winners. (11/14/16)
To minimize the impact of the flu season, the University is offering several ways to be vaccinated. (9/8/16)
UNC’s resource page for Zika virus facts, frequently asked questions, and updates on this emerging disease. (6/17/16)
To help strengthen the culture of safety at university labs and research centers, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has recently published “A Guide to Implementing a Safety Culture in Our Universities.” (5/2/16)
Each employee plays a role in stopping actions that cause injuries and removing unsafe conditions. If you have witnessed a hazardous situation, be a Hazard Hero and let us know! (5/2/16)
NIH Announces October as National Biosafety Stewardship Month (10/15/15)
The American Chemical Society’s Committee on Chemical Safety has released an updated version of its “Identifying & Evaluating Hazards in Research Laboratories” guidelines. (5/27/15)
New easy to use comprehensive web page on the Safe Science Report: Promoting a Culture of Safety in Academic Chemical Research. (5/11/15)