Protecting People. Protecting our Community. Protecting our Planet.
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) serves to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all students, employees, and visitors to Wright State University in support of the university’s overall mission.
- EHS works to protect human health and, to the greatest extent possible, reduce the university’s impact on the environment and surrounding ecosystem.
- EHS develops programs and policies designed to meet or exceed compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and guidelines.
- EHS provides unparalleled customer service to the university and surrounding community.
- EHS accomplishs these goals through development and implementation of a comprehensive environmental health and safety management system that consists of a review of programs and policies, tracking performance metrics, information exchange, training, inspections, and continuous feedback.
Emergency Contact Information
Main Office: 937-775-2215 | Wright State Police: 937-775-2111 | See Something? Say Something! firstname.lastname@example.org
Request a Waste Pickup
Need to schedule a pickup? Click here for complete details and requirements. You may also contact Rachel Seitz at 937-775-4275.
We want you to return Home. Safely. Everyday. We also want to protect our natural environment from pollutants and reduce our carbon footprint while ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies (e.g. OSHA, EPA and ODH). Integral to promoting a safe and healthy campus, Wright State University's Department of Environmental Health and Safety offers occupational and environmental training to Wright State University Employees and students requiring relevent training. We offer trainings in classroom format and online. For more information visit our Training Page.
Help us make our community a greener place - keep recyclables out of the landfills!
BATTERIES: Bring batteries to Biological Sciences Building 2, Room 047 during normal business hours for recycling. We accept all batteries, whether WSU purchased or personal. Cell phone, laptop, rechargeable, button cells, alkaline, etc...
ELECTRONICS: Bring your PC's, printers, TV's, Cell Phones, Chargers to the loading dock of Millett Hall during normal business hours for recycling. Whether WSU purchased or from home, we will accept these items and want to make it as easy as possible for you to do the right thing!
Questions? Click here to contact Bill Palmer, our Environmental Compliance Officer.
More ways to Reduce Waste
WSU is participating with Kimberly-Clark to take the next step in reducing our waste stream. The RightCycle program by Kimberly-Clark diverts laboratory nitrile gloves and turns them into the raw materials used to create eco-friendly consumer products and durable goods. We encourage you to drop by the Department of Environmental Health and Safety to try out these recyclable nitile gloves for yourself. More details will be coming soon. Questions? Click here to contact Margorie Markopoulos, our Biological and Chemical Safety Officer.
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