About Us

EHS works to protect the health and safety of the faculty,staff and students at UT Austin in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.


The mission of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is to promote healthy and safe operations on campus, to protect students, faculty, staff and visitors, and to ensure protection of the environment.


It is our vision to become a recognized, national leader and innovator in campus environmental health and safety.


Excellence: We encourage excellence and strive to go beyond compliance promoting the best EHS practices.

Customer Orientation: We are committed to providing efficient and customer-friendly services to the university community.

Competency: We work diligently to maintain and continue to improve our skills, abilities, and knowledge.

Collaboration: We promote valued internal and external relationships with our community and encourage an open exchange of ideas and information.

Ethics: We are committed to acting with integrity and honesty in all our endeavors.

Continuous Improvement: We recognize that improvement is a continuous process and we strive to be at the forefront of changes in our field.

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