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MISSION STATEMENT

The University of Pennsylvania's Office of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety (EHRS) promotes health, safety and environmental protection in teaching, research, health care and administrative activities by providing services, advice and compliance assistance. EHRS provides leadership in developing, implementing and supporting high quality programs that allows students, faculty and staff to protect themselves from hazards they may encounter at the University. EHRS provides the expertise needed to direct efforts towards compliance with health and safety laws and regulations.

EHRS goals are to:

  • foster a productive, creative atmosphere founded on respect, trust and forthrightness.
  • integrate individual skills and contributions stressing teamwork, open communication and cooperation towards a common goal.
  • provide the expertise needed to direct efforts towards compliance with environmental, radiation and occupational health and safety laws and regulations.

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