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

Upcoming Events

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News & Announcements

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"Home Safe Home"

Top Causes of Unintentional Injury and Death in Homes and Communities

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Stand Ready to Respond

June is National Safety Month

It’s time to stand up for safety. Join us by committing to stay SafeForLife—in the workplace, in homes and communities and everywhere in between.

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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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Stormwater Pollution

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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.