Environmental Health & Safety
Supporting the campus community by proactively protecting people, property and the environment in a responsible and cost effective manner.

 UCI's COVID-19 Resources & Updates | DFA Operational Updates

Limited Environmental Health and Safety staff are onsite due to the Campus COVID-19 physical distancing policies.
Campus EH&S support efforts are operational and critical services are being provided.
EH&S staff are available to provide support and answer your questions.
Please refer to our staff directory for contact information.

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Environmental Health and Safety strives to provide reliable, innovative and proactive services to the campus community. EH&S and the campus community work together. Our goal is to integrate safety into the culture of our community while supporting academic and research excellence. The result is a safe and healthy environment with appropriate compliance, protection of assets and efficient execution of business processes.

If myself or any member of the EH&S team can provide assistance, please utilize the resources outlined on our website or contact me at jsterrit@uci.edu

John Sterritt
Executive Director
Environmental Health & Safety



Face Coverings Distribution

In order to assist Campus departments in providing face coverings as we ramp-up operations, EH&S will be scheduling cotton face covering pick up services on the days and times listed below. Once you receive an email confirmation, please go to EH&S to pick up the face coverings. When picking up the supplies, please adhere to appropriate physical distancing practices.



Have your supervisor email a request with the department name and number of employees to safety@uci.edu. EH&S will respond with a pick up day and time for the request.


Environmental Health & Safety Department (4600 Health Sciences Road - Building 41 on the campus map)


Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Note: Student Affairs will be distributing face coverings to students. EH&S pick-ups are for Campus employees only.


Section 1

  How Do I...

  • Online Forms, Requests, Reportings

  EH&S School Coordinators

  • Academic School Liaisons

  Fire & Life Safety Services

  • Construction and Renovation Projects
  • Fire Prevention

Section 1

  Environmental Compliance & Hazardous Waste Services

  • Hazardous Waste
  • Storm Water Management

  Environmental Health & Industrial Hygiene Services

  • Asbestos Management Program
  • Health Inspections
  • Respiratory Protection

  Safety & Injury Prevention Services

  • Ergonomics Program
  • Injury and Illness Prevention
  • Safety-On-Site (SOS)

  Radiation Safety Services

  • Laser Safety
  • Radiation Safety

  Research Safety Services

  • Biosafety/ IBC, Chemical Hygiene & Process Safety
  • Controlled Substances & Vivarium Safety
  • Occupational Health & Laboratory PPE

Safety Training  EH&S Administrative Services

  • EH&S Staff
  • EH&S Trainings
  • Safety Traning Self-Assessment (STSA)