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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


Water fountain
Feb. 3 Update on Lead in Campus Drinking Water

February 3, 2023

Environment, Health and Safety is testing water fixtures across campus for lead levels and is working through a thorough process as efficiently as possible.

New Signs Installed Around Protected Stream Buffer on South Campus

January 30, 2023

The signs define the boundary of the stream buffer and remind people in the area to follow good environmental practices.

Hazardous Waste
Waste Minimization Program

January 11, 2023

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to a hazardous waste management program that places a high priority on waste minimization and pollution prevention.

Journey Through Mountains Mural
EHS Mural: Journey Through Mountains

November 16, 2022

After Environment, Health and Safety won Arts Everywhere’s “I Was Here: Postcards from the Pandemic” project, they received a $2,500 budget for artwork in their office and clinic space.