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Environmental Health and Safety

The Environmental Health and Safety Department is committed to providing quality services to the university campus community while supporting the collective effort to provide a safe environment in which to work, teach, and learn.

We are dedicated to assisting in the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of physical and health hazards in the Indiana University of Pennsylvania educational and work environment.

  • Minimize health and safety risk to university employees, students, and the general public
  • Encourage appropriate environment, health, and safety practices
  • Monitor compliance with federal, state, and local environment, health, and safety regulations
  • Minimize liability to the university
  • Investigate accidents and incidents
  • Instill safe work practices
Safety News Items
Important news posts from the Office of Environmental Health and Safety
Accident and Illness Prevention Program
The Accident and Illness Prevention Program is designed to identify and correct potential accidents and unsafe acts which may take place on our campus.
Accident Investigation
The Office of Environmental Health and Safety conducts investigations in response to all accidents, regardless if the accident is lost time or non-lost time.
Accident Prevention Training
The university provides various types of training to address work place safety and environmental hazards.
Confined Space Emergency Rescue ProcedureDocument icon
Procedure is designed to safely remove injured employees from a confined space with little or no risk to other employees
EHS Confined Space Entry Permit FormDocument icon
This permit is to be kept at the job site. Copies available to Safety Office, Unit Supervisor and Unit Manager after job completion.
Fire Prevention
Fire safety and prevention on the IUP campus
Material Data Safety Sheet Resources
Information on Material Data Safety Sheets (MSDSs) used to convey hazard information
IUP recycling guidelines: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Anthrax or Suspected Biological Incident
What to do and whom to contact.
Nuclear Power Plant Emergencies
Stay indoors and be prepared to shelter in place.
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Sutton Hall, Room 423
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-5705
  • Fax: 724-357-4057
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.