The University of North Carolina at Pembroke Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) is dedicated to the protection of human life and our campus environment. EH&S acknowledges the close relationship between the environment, work, and human health and safety.
We are committed to preventing the loss of human potential caused by fatalities, injuries, illness, and disabilities on the job and in the campus community.
Fire Safety and Emergency Response
The Fire and Life Safety Program promotes us to work together as a community and to maintain a safe environment that reduces the risk of fire hazards. More information on the Fire Safety and Emergency Response program can be found here.
Laboratory and Research Safety
Laboratory and Research Safety focuses on management and regulatory compliance involving the research laboratories at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. More information on the Laboratory and Research Safety program here.
Occupational Health and Safety
The Occupational Health and Safety section promotes health and safety procedures and assists the university in identifying, evaluating, and eliminating occupational and workplace hazards that can cause illnesses or injuries. More information on Occupational Health and Safety can be found here.
OSHA’s Water. Rest. Shade. Campaign Heats Up for Summer
Don’t take UV rays, heat, or your health for granted if you’re working outside this summer. Working in the extreme heat, indoors or outside, can be downright dangerous, with thousands of Americans becoming sick, and more than 100 deaths occurring in 2016 due to preventable heat-related illnesses. According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA)records, heat was a leading cause of weather-related deaths between 1987 and 2016.
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