Environmental Health and Safety


To encourage, support, and promote a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that is embraced by the entire campus community.


To support the university goals of academic excellence, leadership, and diversity.

Core Values

  • Collaboration
  • Competence
  • Compliance
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Customer Service
  • Respect
  • Transparency

Facility Safety

The Facility Safety Group is responsible for Building Code compliance, Fire Code Compliance, State Fire Marshal coordination, Fire Safety Inspections, Fire Safety Training, Fire Extinguisher Maintenance and Fire Drills.-

Research and Environmental Support

The Research and Environmental Support Group is responsible for Laboratory Safety, Environmental Management, Chemical Inventory, Biosafety, Radiation Safety, Hazardous Materials Management, and Laboratory Inspections. For reporting purposes, this also includes research support activities at the Health Sciences Campus and other regional campuses.

Workplace Safety and Insurance

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Group is responsible for all EHS Policy Development, Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene Investigations, Accident Investigation, Event Safety and University Insurance programs.


Report Safety Concerns

Building Permit Database

EHS News

Research I (Bldg. 120) Information

It’s an exciting time as the new UCF Research I (Building 120) is nearing completion. Over the next few months, several university departments will begin to move into this unique collaborative space. The Department of Environmental Health and Safety is responsible for coordinating the moving process. For more information go to:

Hot Work Permit Updates

Please be advised that revisions have been made to the Hot Work Permit. Please contact Marcel Fernandez, Marcel.Fernandez@ucf.edu or 407-823-0073 if you have any questions or concerns.

EHS Website is Being Updated

The EHS website will be going through some updates over the next few months, so you may see some changes to the site. We are working hard to provide up-to-date information, in an easy to use format.

Upcoming EHS Training


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