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EHS Training

EHS training has moved from TXClass to UTLearn, the University’s employee training management system. You can still access the training courses via the EHS website. Additionally, you will be able to search for and complete the training directly in UTLearn.

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Who We Are

Environmental Health and Safety works to promote healthy and safe operations on campus, to protect students, faculty, staff and visitors, and to ensure protection of the environment.

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Bats on Campus

If you come across a grounded bat or a bat in a building, call Animal Make Safe.

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Hurricane Harvey Response

Watch employees from Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Services and University Police discuss the response to Hurricane Harvey at The Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas and main campus in Austin.

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Program Highlight: Campus & Occupational Safety

Campus and Occupational Safety focuses on the safety of UT Austin employees, students and visitors. Find out more about this program area.

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Enter the Confined Space Raffle!

UT Austin is requesting your assistance in identifying confined spaces throughout campus. UT Austin has an existing database and inventory of manholes and although these are confined spaces, they will be excluded from this raffle.

Please submit a confined space location (non-manholes) that meets the definition below.

- Large enough for a person to enter and do work
- Restricted means of entry and exit
- Not designed for continuous occupancy

Submitted locations will be field verified by EHS. Each submission meeting the definition listed above will count as one entry into the drawing. You may submit as many different locations as you wish. Please be as descriptive of the location as possible. DO NOT ENTER A CONFINED SPACE UNLESS PROPERLY TRAINED.

A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the submitter once it has been verified as a confined space. The last day to submit locations will be on Monday, April 2, 2018.

A winner will be chosen at random and will receive a $50 Cabela's gift card.

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Waller Creek Cleanup

Registration is now open for the Spring 2018 Waller Creek Cleanup! The Cleanup will take place on Saturday, April 21 from 8am-11am. Join us for a fun-filled morning beautifying the section of Waller Creek that runs through campus. Let's beat last fall's total of over a quarter ton of trash and recyclables removed from in and around the creek. Hope to see you there!

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EHS Spotlight

Read the latest EHS Spotlight, the newsletter for Environmental Health and Safety.

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