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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

COVID-19 Safety Resources
Safe Science


Flu shot
Flu Vaccinations 2021: Where, When, Why

September 1, 2021

Influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The best way to prevent the flu is by being vaccinated each year. Starting Sept. 1, there are several opportunities for UNC-Chapel Hill community members to obtain a flu vaccination on campus.

Interview with Cathy Brennan
Environment, Health and Safety at UNC-Chapel Hill

July 30, 2021

Ethics and Policy intern Jay Ramesh interviews Cathy Brennan, Executive Director of EHS at UNC-Chapel Hill.

COVID-19 Safety Plan

July 21, 2021

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to fulfill OSHA ETS for healthcare requirements, UNC-Chapel Hill has developed a COVID-19 Safety Plan to be used in addition to previously implemented policies, trainings, recordkeeping, and reporting procedures.

Cleaning building interiors
Building Readiness

July 8, 2021

Teams across Carolina are working to ensure classrooms and offices are ready when employees return on July 19.