About EHS&RM

Mission Statement

To support the mission of the University of Alaska Fairbanks by anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and managing occupational safety and environmental matters through guidance, assistance, and education.  


EHS&RM provides technical environmental health, regulatory and related safety, and operational risk management services to the colleges and departments of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). EHS&RM helps the faculty, staff, and students develop and implement programs, including training, emergency response, analysis of specific environmental problems and operational risk assessment.

In matters of actual or potential regulatory enforcement action, investigations, or employee complaints, EHS&RM coordinates the University's response to external regulatory agencies concerned with workplace health, safety, and environmental compliance. EHS&RM works closely with the colleges and departments and the Office of General Counsel to ensure that a unified and consistent University position is provided in response to a governmental inquiry, complaint, or lawsuit.


UA Board of Regents Policy and Regulation:  Chapter 05.09 Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety (WORD)