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About EHS

The mission of the Department of Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) is to coordinate a comprehensive and continuing accident prevention and health maintenance effort compatible with the functions of the University.

The program is designed to create a healthful and safe atmosphere for study, research, service and employment, and to promote good health and safety practices by the student body, faculty, staff and visitors. The program is intended as a guide in planning, organizing, and controlling related programs in each college and administrative unit. The objective of the program is the protection of life and property by prevention of accidents and environmental related diseases.

Don’t know where to start?

The Safety Manual is a good place to find the most detailed information about the most topics. Otherwise visit a section by topic from the main menu.

The program operates under the authority of System-wide policy SA0100 and is supported by the UT Code of Conduct statement on Environmental Health & Safety Programs

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