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EH&S is responsible for developing, implementing and administering the following health and safety programs for the University:

  • Biological Safety
  • Chemical Safety & Hazardous Waste Management
  • Fire & Life Safety
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Occupational & Construction Safety
  • Radiation & Laser Safety
  • Stormwater Management
  • Vehicle Safety/Authorization to drive UTA vehicles
  • Workers' Compensation

Mission Statement: We exist to TrailBLAZE health, safety, and environmental protection so that UTA can become one of the nation’s most impactful and inclusive research universities.

Vision Statement: We aspire to be the leader in health, safety and environmental protection programs and services at pre-eminent urban public research universities.

Shared Values:
• Excellence in customer service
• Cultivate professionalism
• Enhance team collaboration through trust
• Proactively establish accountability

EH&S Strategic Plan 2023-2027

EH&S Department Services brochure

gloved hand holding mask and sanitizer
Awareness of Safe Work Practices Even More Crucial During Coronavirus Outbreak

UTA Face Mask Request Form for Departments

EH&S is providing reusable, washable fabric face masks to UTA departments and disposable, 3-ply, pleated ear-loop face masks for research laboratory groups. Please submit the form at the link above to request masks for your lab group or department.

For individuals who need a mask, they are available to pick up at Central Library and the Information Desk at the University Center.

EH&S Training 

A comprehensive resource for all EH&S training courses.

EH&S Procedures

Keep informed of the current Procedures. Related Resources are listed at the bottom of each page that will give even more information on this topic.

EH&S Forms

All EH&S forms located in this department forms library.

Injury/Illness Reporting Form for Students and Visitors

Campus Safety Plan

Safety is the responsibility of everyone in our campus community. EH&S has developed this Safety Manual to assist us in achieving our safety goals through knowledge of prudent safety practices.

University Emergency Procedures

Be prepared! Become familiar with what steps to follow BEFORE an emergency strikes.