Environmental Health and Safety - Campus Safety - Christopher Newport University

Campus Safety

Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) promotes a healthy and safe environment for living, working and learning at Christopher Newport. We help University departments comply with environmental and occupational health and safety regulations in the following areas:

  • Chemical and hazardous materials safety
  • Fire and life safety
  • First aid
  • Environmental compliance
  • Hazardous waste management and disposal
  • Laboratory safety
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Research safety

EHS establishes policies, plans and procedures pursuant to federal, state, and local regulations, guidelines, and industry best practices intended to eliminate or reduce work-related injuries and illness and environmental pollution. We monitor regulatory changes to ensure compliance and continuous improvement in health and safety programs for students, faculty and staff.

EHS provides technical support to facilitate departmental efforts in integrating health and safety considerations into daily operations and planning. Our services include hazard assessment and control, training and education, inspections and audits, and work-related injury and illness investigation.

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