About EHS

Vision and Mission


Our mission is to enable national and international leading research and education by helping to protect the health and safety of the University of Utah community, facilities, and its environment through sound management, best practices, and compliance with regulatory requirements.


Environmental Health and Safety is a resource of highly-trained safety professionals who serve the University of Utah community. The Vision of EHS is to create and maintain a partnership with students, faculty, and staff to understand and manage the risks associated with the work we do and environment we work in. Our vision includes working together to help ensure all health, safety, environmental, security, and compliance concerns are seamlessly addressed while supporting the mission of the University as a whole.

What we do

We interpret national, state and local regulations related to occupational and environmental health and safety. We provide guidance and support to University of Utah operations and advise Senior Administration on business aspects of occupational and environmental health and safety.


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