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Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health and Safety provides environmental, health and safety leadership, expertise, guidance and service in support of Saint Louis University's teaching, research, and clinical mission.

Our Mission

We work as a team with the faculty, staff, students and the administration of Saint Louis University to proactively incorporate and manage health and safety in all endeavors. These efforts range from basic fire and life safety to general workplace safety to biological, chemical and radiation safety, to hazardous materials removal and disposal.

In an increasingly dynamic and complex regulatory world, our health and safety programs are designed to facilitate safety by reducing regulations to best practices that can be efficiently and effectively implemented through well defined policies, safety and security procedures, routine training, and friendly professional oversight.

We are here to help ensure the health and safety of all students, employees, patients and visitors to Saint Louis University, and as stewards of the environment within the Saint Louis University campus and the surrounding community.

Our Goals

Environmental Health and Safety aims to:

  • To ensure a safe and healthful work environment in Saint Louis University research and teaching laboratories, classrooms, offices, clinical facilities, and other areas across campus and at off-campus University locations.
  • To provide the highest quality of professional service possible to our clientele, the faculty, staff, students and administration of Saint Louis University.
  • To strive for 100-percent compliance in all endeavors, whether they are federal, state or locally regulated or policy of the University.
  • To utilize all resources efficiently and effectively to maximize these outcomes.