Environmental Health & Safety

Environmental Health & Safety is dedicated to:

Providing compliance oversight and consulting help in all areas of safety, health and environmental compliance. We do this by:

  • Acting as a role model and community leader. 
  • Reviewing the University's impact on health, safety, and the environment on an ongoing basis. 
  • Seeking innovative ways to prevent environmental pollution. 
  • Examining constantly the University's compliance with relevant legislation and regulations as they relate to the environment.

Washington University’s Environment, Health, and Safety Mission Statement, approved by the University Council in 2002, can be found at here.

Please feel free to contact our office at anytime with questions or suggestions on how to improve safety and environmental stewardship at Washington University in St. Louis. We look forward to serving you.

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2019 EH&S safety perception & customer feedback survey

Safety Topic

Eye Injury Prevention at Home

When you think about who's at risk of eye injury, you probably picture workers in a factory or on a construction site. Indeed many eye injuries happen on the job; however, almost as many happen around the home. All it takes is a flying champagne cork or a shooting rubber band. Fortunately, most eye injuries are preventable. Take simple steps to reduce the risk of an eye injury and understand when to see a doctor.

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Energy, Environment, and Sustainability


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