Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) supports the PSU community by providing a safe and healthy University environment.
We Implement this Mission Through the Following:
- EHS manages and implements laboratory safety, fire prevention, and worker health and safety programs
- EHS strives to reduce injuries, illnesses, and property losses by conducting safety assessments, investigating concerns, and providing safety training
- EHS manages various regulated wastes and materials to promote sustainable practices and environmental stewardship
EHS serves the PSU laboratory and research community through various programs. These programs and services help facilitate a safe work environment.
EHS provides safety training to PSU employees. Our training program enhances the understanding of worker health and safety responsibilities and occupational accident prevention.
EHS manages biohazardous, hazardous chemical, radiological, and universal waste at PSU. Much of this waste is recycled, when possible, and always in accordance with applicable disposal and storage regulation
EHS provides administrative support to the Campus Safety Committee, oversees the Facilities & Construction Safety Committee, and is available to provide support to the number of other smaller safety oriented committees on campus.