Environmental Health & Safety

The Wake Tech Department of Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) is dedicated to the reduction of risks in the college community and the promotion of safety and environmental stewardship.

Environmental protection

  • Hazardous waste management
  • Infectious waste management
  • Universal waste management
  • Spill remediation

Occupational health

  • Indoor air quality
  • Ergonomic evaluations
  • Accident investigation
  • Illuminance studies

Occupational safety

  • Laboratory safety
  • Hazard communications
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Job hazard analysis
  • Confined spaces

EHS conducts annual fire and severe weather drills in all buildings on all campuses. In conjunction with the Campus Police Department, EHS offers emergency preparation training for faculty and staff year-round. It includes fire, weather and threat emergencies.