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Environmental Health and Safety

Welcome to Environmental Health and Safety at Central Washington University!  The EH&S Office assists with regulatory compliance to the campus community that promotes health, safety and environmental stewardship.

Mission Statement

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) is committed to promoting a safe and healthful environment for research, instruction and the campus community.  Through education, auditing and monitoring, technical consultation, and the provision of direct services, EH&S assists the campus in meeting its obligations for compliance with State and Federal health, safety and environmental regulations.

Accident ReportingOnline Hazardous Waste Collection Request (including Batteries)
Report an Unsafe Condition or HazardOccupational Safety & Health (Workplace Settings)
Dangerous & Hazardous Waste
Laboratory & Research Safety
Health & Safety CouncilEmergency Management & Response
Environmental ComplianceRegulatory Safety Programs & Plans
Surveys / QuestionnairesSafety Guides & Publications

Please Note: If you have trouble viewing any of these documents within the links, please contact our office at (509) 963-2338 or by email at

Kevin DeWitt
EH&S Manager
(509) 963-2252

Areas of Responsibility: EH&S Administration, Regulatory Agency Liaison, and Environmental Compliance.

Develops and manages environmental health and safety programs and policies to advance the health and safety of the University Community, and promote University-wide compliance with local, State, and Federal regulations and nationally recognized standards

James Hudson
Industrial Hygienist IV
(509) 963-2338

Areas of Responsibility: Industrial Hygiene & Safety, Lab Safety & Inspections, Chemical Inventory Management, Respiratory Protection, Hazardous Waste Management, and Compliance Safety Training.

Industrial hygiene is the science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, prevention and control of those environmental factors or stresses present in the workplace that have the potential to adversely affect the health and well-being of workers and other members of the University community.


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