Emergency Management and Safety

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety seeks to identify and correct recognizable hazards to persons or property relating to the methods, processes, and practices that occur during the normal operation of the institution in order to protect the faculty, staff, and students of the University. The staff of EH&S coordinate assigned central programs and provide assistance and guidance to the safety programs operated by other departments and divisions of the University.


OSHA – Occupational Safety Health Administration

MSDS – Material Safety Data Sheet

EPA – Environmental Protection Agency

DEQ – Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

DOLI – Virginia Division of Labor and Industry

VOSH Virginia Occupational Safety & Health Administration

VDEM – Virginia Department of Emergency Management

University Police – UMW Police Department