University Safety

Angle Hall


Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is a department within the Office of Finance and Administration (DFA).  EHS strives to provide the campus community with reliable, innovative, and proactive services.  Our goal is to integrate safety into the culture of our community while supporting academic excellence.  The department develops and implements effective programs that promote healthy and safe campus operations, protect students, faculty, staff, and visitors, promote environmental stewardship, and maintain regulatory compliance.  The result is a safe and healthy environment with appropriate compliance, protection of assets, and efficient business processes.


Environmental, Health and Safety Reporting Procedures

To report an unsafe safety or health condition, please contact Patsy Smolik at (256) 782-5547 or email at To report activities in confidence that may represent waste, fraud or abuse, contact 




Respiratory Protection




Federal Occupational Health and Safety Links


Laboratory Safety Links

Environmental Protection Links


Campus Resources