Welcome to Environmental Health & Safety

In an emergency contact University Police at 828-251-6710 or 911.

Mission

The Environmental, Health and Safety Team is charged with ensuring the operations of the University are performed in a manner that maintains the safety of faculty, staff, students, visitors, contractors and the community.  The EHS Team strives to manage compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations including but not limited to the Occupational, Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), Enviromental Protection Agency (EPA)/North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR), Department of Transportation (DOT) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) laws.

Our goal is to develop a culture of proactive thinking, planning and education to promote the safety of people and protection of the environment in all campus operations.

Office Location

The UNC Asheville EH&S Offices are located in Weizenblatt Hall and Zeis Hall. If you would like to arrange a meeting with a member of the EH&S Staff, please visit our Staff page for contact information. 

UNC Asheville EH&S Policy (Authority Statement)

UNC EH&S Policy establishes roles and responsibilities for health, safety and environmental programs in the North Carolina Univeristy System. The source of authority for environmental, health and safe related policies are derived from: