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Environmental Health and Safety

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Accident Report for Students and Visitors (non-employees)

Accident / Near Miss Investigation Report for Employees (including student employees)

Safety Concern Report


EH&S Mission

The Department of Environmental Health & Safety provides professional guidance and leadership to the University in achieving regulatory compliance, and promotes a culture of safety and environmental stewardship. Explore our website to learn more about specific programs and follow us on twitter to stay up to date on Environmental Health and Safety current events, as well as events on campus!

Environmental Programs
Fire & Life Safety
Occupational Safety
Radiation Safety
hazardous waste
Hazardous Waste Pickup
Emergency Preparedness
Indoor Air Quality
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Employee Accident
Student/Visitor Accident
Storm Water

Department Philosophy

We strive to be a high performing organization comprised of dedicated individuals who are empowered, motivated, competent, and committed to improving the communities in which we live and work. We will help other University constituents to be responsible caretakers of the resources that are used in our daily lives, and to manage those resources so that they are available for future generations. We are convinced that a safe working and learning environment is critical to the University's success.

Safe Communities

WKU earned the Safe Community designation from the National Safety Council.


2011 Summary of Injuries/Illnesses (OSHA 300A)
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Fire Marshal Report



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