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.
News and Advisories
Below is a list of the laboratory safety medal winners for October 2017. EHS appreciates the support for safe work environments on campus by the medal winners.
The Department of Environment, Health and Safety held a lab safety fair on Oct. 19 in the Koury Oral Health Sciences building.
Flu vaccinations are still available at the Student Stores Pharmacy, located on the 3rd floor of UNC Student Stores, and Campus Health Pharmacy, located in the basement of Campus Health.
In celebration of University Research Week (Oct. 9-13), Chancellor Folt has shared a message on the importance of enhancing our Culture of Safety at Carolina.
Dr. Garry Coulson joins the Department of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) at UNC-Chapel Hill as the institutional Biosafety Officer/Manager.
More than 200 students and a couple dozen employees learned how to extinguish a fire at the annual Fire Safety Fair in the Pit on Wednesday, September 13.
Information about preventing the spread of Norovirus is just one of the topics on the EHS Health Topics page.
All open flames are prohibited in the exterior spaces of the University, with a few exceptions that are subject to approval.