EHS is a service department dedicated to promoting and supporting efforts to protect human health, safety and the environment. EHS, with the administration, faculty, staff and students develops and implements Loyola’s safety policies and procedures to establish and maintain a safe and healthy community.
EHS provides training, consultation and services in the areas of fire safety, public health, air and water quality, worker health and safety, biohazards, and chemical waste disposal and cleanup. EHS is also the primary contact for federal, state, and local regulatory agencies regarding matters of health, safety and the environment.
- Fire safety program management
- Fire systems maintenance and repair
- Fire systems equipment testing and inspection
- Building life safety code inspections
- Safety inspections and evaluations of potential hazards
- Accident investigation
- Safety training
- Development of safety protocols, procedures and policies
- HAZMAT emergency response
- Environmental program development
- Infectious, chemical and radiological waste disposal
- Regulatory compliance inspections
- Indoor air and water quality testing and inspection