Welcome to Environmental Health and Safety

For Emergencies

Contact Campus Police at (828) 251-6710, dial 9-911 from your office telephone, or 911 from your mobile phone.

For Workplace Incidents

Report all workplace incidents immediately, no matter how minor, to your supervisor (including near-miss and first-aid incidents). Please submit an Incident Report.

Contact EHS at (828) 251-6038 for reporting questions or refer to UNCA's Worker's Compensation Policy 3260.

Serious Injuries or Illnesses and Fatalities Reporting

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) must be notified immediately in the event of a fatality and serious injury or illness (e.g., that results in the hospitalization of one or more individuals; amputation; or loss of an eye) by calling (828) 251-6038. After hours, EHS may be reached by calling University Police at (828) 251-6710.

For Environmental, Health or Safety Concerns

Please submit a Safety Concern.

For Assistance

The EHS offices are located in Weizenblatt Hall and Zeis Hall.  If you would like to speak or arrange a meeting with an EHS staff member, please visit Our Staff page.

University Fire Drill Exercises

Fire Drill exercises are required every academic semester for University buildings by order of the NC State Fire Marshal under the authority of the NC Department of Insurance (DOI). If you have not completed a fire drill please contact EHS at (828) 251-6038 as soon as possible.