Director’s Message

Welcome to the EHS website! On behalf of the entire EHS staff, I want to wish you a fulfilling and safe experience at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It is our mission to protect our campus community’s human resources, research, and environment by providing services to assist UNL faculty, staff, and students to integrate safety, environmental stewardship, and compliance into their workplace. We do this through the EHS Promise along with the Business and Finance Statement of Inclusive Excellence.

- Brenda Osthus, Director


Our Promise

EHS exists to design and administer highly reliable and practicable programs to achieve occupational safety, bio-safety, radiation safety, and environmental protection.

Inclusive Excellence

Business and Finance is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity as a purposeful and conscious fabric of our daily existence. We will demonstrate a welcoming and engaging workplace culture centered on civility, respect, and understanding.

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Ionizing Radiation Safety

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Regulated Waste Management

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Environmental Protection

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Biosafety

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Occupational/ Laboratory Safety

Joel Webb receives Kudos award from NU Regents
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Instructor-led and web-based training opportunities.
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Guidelines for procedures and tasks involving recognized hazards.
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Tool used to create a work-site specific electronic safety and compliance manual that satisfies the regulatory requirement to have a chemical hygiene or hazard communication plan.