Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Our department strives to ensure a safe environment for faculty, staff, students and guests by:
- Assisting with coordinating compliance with all federal, state and local environmental laws.
- Reducing or eliminating accidents, injuries or serious harm through the identification and reduction of hazards and provision of appropriate safety training.
- Protecting the environment through the enforcement of existing rules and regulations and the promotion of procedures for the proper use and disposal of hazardous materials.
New Employee Health and Safety Handbook published
The department has just posted its Employee Health and Safety Handbook. Download it now!
Employee Health and Safety Handbook
For Emergencies Dial
330-972-7123 or 911 from any campus telephone
Emergency and University Information Line Dial 7669
EOHS is located in the University of Akron Superior Building, 32 S. College Street, Akron, Ohio.
The University of Akron
Akron, Ohio 44325-0607
Phone: (330) 972-6866
Fax: (330) 972-5711
Regular office hours are from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.; however, EOHS staff are on call 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.