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Welcome to Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), a component of Business Operations & Facilities (BOF) at UTMB Health.  The EHS Team of safety, health, and environmental professionals work to protect the health & safety of faculty, staff, students, patients, and visitors at UTMB as well as ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.


EHS Programs


Resources

Telephone

409-747-0515

Business Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Holiday Schedule

Environmental Health & Safety observes
the Campus Holiday Schedule

Location

Materials Management
   Warehouse (bldg. #28) 
1302 Mechanic St.
Room #2.112
Galveston, TX 
77555-1111 

Mailing Address

301 University Blvd,
Galveston, TX 
77555-1111

Mission

The mission of EHS is to work with our customers to provide a workplace free of recognized hazards in support of the UTMB mission to improve health for the people of Texas and around the world.

Values

  • Integrity: Saying what we are going to do, and doing what we say
  • Accountability: Holding ourselves and each other accountable for our responsibilities and achieving our goals
  • Commitment: To protect the health and safety of our patients, employees, the public, and the environment
  • Collaboration: Developing strategic partnerships that foster cooperation and collaboration
  • Personifying excellence: Highest level of expertise, competence, and professionalism of our staff.
  • Quality: Going beyond regulatory "compliance" and aiming for best-in-class
  • Environmental Stewardship: Taking the lead to protect the environment and preserve our natural resources

EHS Accolades

  • 2019 Peer Audit of the University of Texas at Arlington Fire & Life Safety Program 
  • 2017 Emergency Preparedness and Response to Biological Threats Seminar - Corrie Ntiforo & JeT Newton
  • 2017 UTMB Biological Safety and IBTC Ebola Response Dallas - Corrie Ntiforo & JeT Newton
  • 2016 Hazardous Materials Clean Up and Management After a Detrimental Natural Disaster presentation- College & University Hazardous Material Management Conference: Sergio Garcia & Meagan Thibodaux
  • 2016 Ebola Waste Management presentation - UT System Risk Management Conference presentation: Jack Tarpley
  • 2016 Peer Audit of the National University of Singapore Radiation Safety Program
  • 2013 Peer Audit of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Radiation Safety Program