Environmental Health and Safety

Emergency Contact Information:

  • From University Phone:  911
  • From Cell Phone Dayton Campus: 937-775-2111
  • From Cell Phone Lake Campus: 419-586-7724
  • EHS Main Office: 937-775-2215
All Other Locations:
  • Dial  911

In the News

National Safety Stand-Down hosted by WSU, IUE and OSHA

What is a Safety Stand-Down? A Safety Stand-Down is a voluntary event for employers to talk directly to employees about safety.

Getting Hooked on Safety

 Click here for details on how you can receive fall protection training.

News & Announcements

Battery & Electronics Recycling

Building a Strong Safety Culture
Help us make our community a greener place - keep recyclables out of the landfills!

Who:           Everyone

When:        During business hours

What:         Electronics and Battery Recycling

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National Safety Stand-Down

Building a Strong Safety Culture

The purpose of the National Fall Prevention Stand-Down is to raise awareness of preventing fall hazards in the workplace.

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Stormwater Pollution

Building a Strong Safety Culture
What? Stormwater can contain pollutants?
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Tighter Silica Rules Aimed at Protecting Worker's Lungs

Building a Strong Safety Culture
The Department of Labor is issuing a long-awaited rule aimed at better protecting workers from inhaling silica dust.


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Recycling Programs

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!

NITRILE GLOVES: 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. Questions?  Click here to contact Marjorie Markopoulos, our Biological and Chemical Safety Officer.

OTHER ITEMS: We encourage you to click here to find out where to recycle items such as Aerosols, Compact Fluorescent Lightbulb's (CFL), Fertilizers, Paints, Pesticides, etc...

Questions? Click here to contact Bill Palmer, our Environmental Compliance Officer.