The Office of Environmental Health and Safety at The University of Alabama is dedicated to  protecting the safety of all members of our campus and community.

EHS has university-wide responsibility for developing, implementing and maintaining safety programs to control occupational exposures and to oversee the implementation of the mandated federal/state laws, regulations, and guidelines promulgated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and other relevant agencies.


The mission of EHS is to provide and support comprehensive environmental, health and safety programs and services in support of the University’s mission of teaching, research and service.


To provide unparalleled support to the research, teaching and service initiatives of The University of Alabama while maintaining the highest level of Environmental, Health and Safety excellence in compliance with all applicable laws, codes, standards and best practices.