About EHS

The Environmental Health & Safety Office (EHS) provides services intended to promote health and safety at the University of Iowa. We offer a variety of services in the areas of Biological, Chemical, Occupational and Radiation safety, and select Environmental programs. Some of the direct services that we offer include chemical and radiation exposure monitoring, worksite hazard evaluations, workplace safety surveys, safety equipment selection, safety program reviews, safety training, and disposal of hazardous chemical, radioactive and infectious waste. Consultative services include regulatory compliance assistance programs to address OSHA, EPA and US Army/DoD grants-related responsibilities within health care, research, academic, facility and service environments.

What's New

NEW Radiation Safety Officer Announced

Please join us in congratulating Gordon Axt on his promotion to Radiation Safety Officer.  Gordon has been serving as Interim RSO since Joe Graves retired in April and will officially become the RSO on December 1, 2018.  You can contact Gordon at 335-8503 or by emailing gordon-axt@uiowa.edu 

SAFETYmatters Newsletter - November 2018

The Environmental Health & Safety, November 2018 - SAFETYmatters newsletter is now available. 

EHS Waste Holiday Pickup Schedule

Pickup Resources and Contact Information