GVSU's Environmental, Health and Safety Program guides the university’s commitment to workplace safety and environmental stewardship.  Its goal is to reduce injuries, illness, accidents and environmental impacts.   The program identifies risks, manages regulatory obligations, develops policies and procedures, and provides educational opportunities.  Our program strives to work collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff, integrating EH&S to build a culture of safety at the university.

Flow Chart of EHS, with EHS at the level 1 followed by Laboratory Safety, Occupational Safety, Environmental Affairs, and Fire Safety at level 2

What We Do

EH&S is a collaborative effort to manage risks and support students and staff in the areas of Lab and Research Safety, Occupational Safety, Environmental Affairs, and Fire Safety. 

Who We Are

EH&S builds partnerships across campus to engage diverse steakholders to accomplish our goals.  The program is managed through the Lab Safety and Facilities Safety offices.  Campus Partners include:

  • Risk Management
  • Public Safety
  • Allendale and Regional Campus Facilities Services
  • Facilities Planning
  • Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Academic Units, Lab/Shop/Studio Support Staff, and Principal Investigators

Page last modified February 1, 2022