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Mission Statement

The mission of the OSU Environmental Health and Safety Department is to promote health, safety, and environmental protection by providing exemplary programs and services in support of OSU's mission; to support and facilitate OSU's mission to educate through teaching, research, creative activities, and service; to provide expertise, programs, and resources to maintain regulatory compliance, and to protect OSU's infrastructure from all types of hazards through a comprehensive risk-based emergency preparedness program.



In support of this mission, EHS is committed to:

  • Being a department comprised of individuals committed to our mission and values and to the application for the highest level of professional practices and standards.
  • Evaluating the status of and overseeing the compliance of health, safety, and environmental hazards or noncompliance and assisting in resolving those issues through education, monitoring, and problem solving.
  • Developing and implementing new programs to assure the university remains compliance with regulations and industry standards.
  • Maintaining necessary documentation to demonstrate regulatory compliance and responsible actions in health, safety, and environmental activities.
  • Providing training in health, safety, and environmental matters.
  • Demonstrating sound fiscal responsibility and management of budgetary resources.


Core Values

  • Service: We are a service-oriented department committed to professionalism through friendly and helpful interactions.
  • Quality: We strive to provide quality and timely service.
  • Knowledge: We seek to continually expand our knowledge in order to provide accurate and relevant information.
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