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Shop Safety

Shop Safety is a process to identify job related hazards, eliminate and/or control identified hazards, establish safe work practices for all identified hazards, and protect the health and safety of students, staff and faculty that work in industrial areas.

Environmental Health and Life Safety (EHLS) is the department responsible for oversight of all environmental health and safety programs for the University of Houston.  Its representatives are charged with the development, management, and administration of activities that facilitate compliance with university and regulatory requirements.  The goal is to eliminate or reduce the occurrence of undesired events such as injuries, illnesses, unsafe behaviors and conditions, and/or environmental releases.