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

Consumer Confidence Report

Wright State University is required to distribute the Annual Consumer Confidence Report on our Drinking Water to all faculty, staff, and students.

The report contains, but is not limited to, information such as:

Orphan Chemical

Orphan Chemical Room

The Department of Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) has free "orphaned" chemicals that are available to all researchers on a "first come, first serve" basis.

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"Home Safe Home"

Top Causes of Unintentional Injury and Death in Homes and Communities

Stand Ready to Respond

June is National Safety Month

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

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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 nitrile 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 Lightbulbs (CFL), Fertilizers, Paints, Pesticides, etc...

Questions? Contact EHS at ehs@wright.edu or 937-775-2215