Environmental Health and Safety is a group of highly-skilled specialists dedicated to promoting a healthy and safe work environment, for the UConn Health community. We are dedicated to the health, safety and welfare of our research, medical, dental and support communities in the fields of environmental, biological, chemical and radiation safety. Our directive includes but is not limited to; fostering a safety culture, compliance alignment strategies strengthened by audits, providing comprehensive trainings in a variety of disciplines, risk reduction techniques, environmental stewardship, workplace evaluations, proper waste disposal oversite, injury and accident mitigation efforts. Environmental Health and Safety’s dedicated team of professionals is uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive EH&S services to the aforementioned, in support of UConn Health’s mission of excellence in research, teaching, service, and community outreach.
To promote and maintain a safe and healthful environment by ensuring the highest level of environmental health and safety services, achieved via departmental partnerships, leadership support and collaboration with faculty, staff, students, and visitors at UConn Health.
- EH&S develops and administers comprehensive programs and services with the goal of establishing sustainable and effective safety compliance.
- Ensuring all written guidance documents, procedures, and training materials are created and appropriately aligned to applicable regulatory standards; are current and disseminated accordingly.
- Providing high quality and efficient services in support of biological, chemical, environmental and radiological safety.