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Mission of Environmental Health and Safety

Our mission is to assist CUA to:

  1. Maintain a safe and healthy place to learn, work and visit.

  2. Operate in a manner that protects our environment.

  3. Comply with applicable federal and District of Columbia codes and regulations.

EHS News and Announcements

First Report of Injury Reminder

All employees are reminded to report any injuries to the Human Resources Office as soon as they are able to by completing the first report of injury form.  Our office has posted a custom presentation by United Educators to assist the employees and their supervisors in understanding the importance of the reporting.


Updated Safety and Security Laboratory Policy

Faculty and staff working in teaching or research laboratories are encouraged to review the recently updated Safety and Security Laboratory Policy.  Please contact the EHS office with any questions or concerns.



National Campus Fire Safety Month

As an intro to Campus Fire Safety Month,  NFPA, Domino's Pizza and the Center for Campus Fire Safety along with the University of New Hampshire Fire Science Club, are  sponsoring an online  contest September 1-25, 2015 for a chance to win a pizza party for 50 of your friends and an iPad. Click the above link.


Updated Property Administration Policy

Environmental Health & Safety announces the updated Property Administration policy.  This is the first time this policy has been updated in ten years; it now better reflects the actual administration of the operations, removes procedural steps and looks toward the future related to technological innovation and improvements.  We encourage all staff and assigned asset users to read the updated policy here or on the Asset Management website.



Upcoming Dates

    • AUG
      Asset Inventory & Fire Protection Testing    Continues Through   Summer