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Environment, Health and Safety

Providing a safe and healthy place to teach, learn and serve

Environment, Health and Safety is committed to providing a safe and healthful environment for the Carolina campus and local community through education, training, consultation, recognizing and controlling health and safety hazards, ensuring regulatory compliance and minimizing potential liabilities.

Projects and Initiatives

Campus Drinking Water
COVID-19 Safety Resources


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Zombies Draw Students, Employees into Information Fair

September 28, 2022

Passersby startled by the sight of Hollywood monsters stuck around to learn how to be prepared for nearly any emergency.

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Sept. 26 Update on Lead in Campus Drinking Water

September 26, 2022

Over the past month, Environment, Health and Safety has been testing water fixtures across campus for lead levels and received results back that there is detectable lead in multiple buildings.

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EHS wins ‘Postcards from the Pandemic’ prize

August 30, 2022

The real reward for the Environment, Health and Safety team was creating therapeutic art about their pandemic experiences.

Fire Safety Staff Awarded Exemplary Citizen Awards from UNC Police

August 24, 2022

Adam Swift, fire safety and emergency response manager, and Harrison Martin, fire safety professional, were each awarded an Exemplary Citizen Award from UNC Police.