Mission Statement

The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Unit is about safety, education, and service for the Universities at Shady Grove community. We strive to protect human health and the environment by providing exceptional safety services in partnership with students, faculty, and staff. At the same time, we nurture a sustainable safety culture that fosters an environment of learning, innovation, and discovery.

General Information

The EHS Unit assists campus in meeting standard of care and regulatory requirements with respect to laboratory safety, occupational safety, hazardous waste management and environmental compliance. The EHS Unit maintains various health and safety plans, environmental plans and permits, and inspection/investigation documentation. We also provide EHS education and training to support safe practices and environmental protection on campus.

How Can I Report a Concern?

If you are here to report an emergency such as a fire, major spill, or situation where medical assistance is needed, call 911.
If you have an environmental, health or safety concern, please submit your concern via the REPORT A CONCERN page or contact the EHS Unit directly via the information located in the sidebar.

How Can I Find More Information on What the EHS Unit Does?

The links at the bottom of the page are resources covered by the EHS Unit. If you have additional questions, or would like to connect with an EHS Unit member, send an email to the EHS unit.