Indiana University Environmental Health and Safety (IUEHS) works to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations, as well as University policies, by developing, implementing, and operating comprehensive programs that provide guidance and oversight of University operations.
Environmental Health & Safety
Divisions and Program Areas
Public & Environmental Health
Public Health: This area encompasses food safety, communicable disease protocols, swimming pool and beach protections, and pest management practices.
Environmental Management: This area encompasses hazardous materials and waste disposal and transportation, air and water quality protection, and chemical spill response.
Diving Safety: This area encompasses compliance requirements and safety procedures for all research and recreational diving activities at IU.
Biological Safety: This area encompasses use of biological materials in research, clinical and occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, and animal care and use.
Laboratory Safety: This area encompasses laser safety and all aspects of safety for activities performed in a laboratory that do not involve biological or radioactive materials.
Occupational Safety & Health
Occupational Safety and Health: This area encompasses indoor air quality, personal protective equipment, hazard communication, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, and employee safety outside of chemical laboratories.
Radiation Safety & Health Physics
Radiation Safety & Health Physics: This area encompasses use of radioactive materials in research, x-ray devices, particle accelerators, and medical applications involving radiation.
Abatement Compliance: This area encompasses management of asbestos surveys and related abatement compliance.
Training & Program Management
Training & Program Management: This area encompasses management, creation, and maintenance of IUEHS training, programs, policies, and guidance.