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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.

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COVID-19 Safety Resources
Safe Science


National Safety Stand-Down
Join the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction: May 2-6

May 2, 2022

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees. Those deaths were preventable. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.

Orange County Creek Week 2022
Orange County Hosts Inaugural Creek Week from March 12-19

March 10, 2022

Show your love for Orange County’s waterways during the first-ever Orange County Creek Week, set for March 12-19. The initiative will engage the public on the importance of clean and healthy waterways.

OWASA Headquarters
Temporary Change in OWASA’s Water Disinfection Process in March 2022

February 21, 2022

Starting in March, OWASA will temporarily use chlorine instead of chloramines to disinfect our drinking water.

Chancellor Guskiewicz getting his flu shot
Flu Shot Four-Peat

January 11, 2022

Strong community participation helped Carolina defend its national title in a university flu vaccination competition.