Training & Services

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) provides a variety of training and services to the campus community. 

Training programs provided and/or coordinated by Environmental Health and Safety are:

  • Safety Awareness and Hazard Communication
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Bloodborne Pathogen
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Lock-out/Tag-out
  • Aerial Lift
  • Asbestos and Lead Awareness
  • Confined Space
  • Formaldehyde
  • Forklift Safety
  • Powered Groundskeeping Equipment

Every Eastern Michigan University employee, including graduate assistants and student employees must attend safety awareness and hazard communication training.  Check the Schedule page for the list of identified dates, times and location.

EHS in not responsible for the following:

If there is a subject you do not see or have questions about, please feel free to contact EHS at 734.487.0794 or at [email protected].

Some of the services provided by Environmental Health and Safety include:

  • Safety training
  • Safety inspections
  • Regulatory compliance assistance
  • Safety information and signs
  • Personal and environmental exposure monitoring
  • Safety Data Sheet acquisition and maintenance
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Food safety
  • Respirators

Environmental Health and Safety can conduct site investigations and/or monitoring in the following areas:

  • Chemical exposure monitoring
  • Indoor air quality studies
  • Noise monitoring
  • Biological monitoring
  • Laboratory safety
  • Building safety

Environmental Health and Safety coordinates:

  • Asbestos abatement
  • Hazardous waste disposal
  • Biological waste disposal
  • Respiratory Protection program
  • Confined Space Entry program
  • Radiation Safety Program

Environmental Health and Safety maintains:

  • Safety training and inspection records
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Monitoring records



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