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About Us

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.

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
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Telephone

409-772-1781

Business Hours

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

Holiday Schedule

Environmental Health & Safety observes the Schools & Institutional Support 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

EHS Environmental Health & Safety is comprised of the following service areas:

EHS Accolades

  • 2019 Peer Audit of the University of Texas at Arlington Fire & Life Safety Program
  • 2018 Transitioning from Grant Funding to Institutional Funding - Belinda Rivera
  • 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