Environmental Health and Safety
"Improving the quality of our work and study environment"
Your Health and Safety at the University of Minnesota Crookston
The Crookston Department of Environmental Health and Safety (DEHS) office is a branch of the system-wide University Health and Safety (UHS). We provide comprehensive services and implement programs designated to protect the health and safety of faculty, staff and students.
We are all responsible for maintaining a safe and healthful environment. We can work with you to prevent accidents, report unsafe conditions, learn safer techniques, get necessary training, and work within applicable regulations.
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (DEHS) is here to help. We will work with you to solve a particular problem, develop and implement strategies for ensuring your health and safety, and improve training programs. We will investigate particular health and safety concerns. The University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) is committed to providing a safe and healthful environment for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The Department of Environmental Health and Safety embodies that commitment.
For confidential reporting of Environmental Health issues or other ethical issues, please use the UReport service.
Program areas focused on at UMC:
- Safety Training
- Hazardous Waste Recycling
- Fire, Life, and Safety building inspections
- Indoor Air Quality
- Ergonomic Health
- Laboratory Safety
- Confined Space Safety
- Hazardous Materials (Response Team with Crookston Fire Dept.)
Services available within program areas include:
- Regulatory compliance and consensus standards audits
- Plans and Permit Review
- Assistance with departmental program development
- Agency relations
- Hazard assessment
- Training and training materials
- Hazard abatement and emergency response
For more information, visit the University Health and Safety website.