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!

PDF icon 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.

Mailing Address

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.

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Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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