Lab Safety

W​elcome to EHS 

We serve as a resource to assist the university in maintaining a safe environment in which to work and study. 

Just as the responsibility for risk control is shared among several departments within the university, so too is the task of preventing and controlling hazards.

View and download Manual and Procedure Documents ​​

Our annual Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling Event will be held on Friday, April 21st from 10am-3pm in the Fullerton & Sheffield parking lot (northwest corner of intersection). Enter/exit via Sheffield, just south of Montana. This event is free and open to the public! Click here for the event flyer.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 773-325-8985 or


Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) is committed to providing a safe and healthful environment. Our office supports that effort through education, training, consultation, recognizing and controlling health and safety hazards, ensuring a process of regulatory compliance and minimizing potential liabilities.

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