Environmental Health and Safety

Current Events

Annual Job-Related Injuries and Illnesses Information Available

MIOSHA is reminding Michigan employers they are required to post the total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred in 2022. The information gathered from these logs greatly benefits employers, workers and MIOSHA in evaluating the safety of a workplace and making the necessary changes to eliminate hazards.  Employers must post the MIOSHA Form 300A in their establishments from Feb. 1 to April 30, 2023.  An electronic copy of the 2022 Summary Log is available for viewing.

A physical copy of the 2022-MIOSHA 300A Summary Log is located in the Campus Support Services (CSS) Building, on the Regulatory Communication Board.

Spring 2023 Volunteer Opportunities

April 10, 2023 - April 16, 2023 - Friends of the Rouge

Flyer for Friends of the Rouge Spring 2023 cleanup

The robins are chirping, and the temperatures are warming!  

Spring is the perfect time to get outside with your Friends and make a difference for a clean water future!

Select your volunteer activity.

Pick the date and time that fits your schedule!  Bring a Friend or make new ones as you make an impact for your hometown River. 

No experience is necessary. Friends of the Rouge will provide the tools, know-how, and a fun experience while you help in making a difference.

COVID-19 Safety Information

The Environmental Health and Safety at the University of Michigan-Dearborn is dedicated to maintaining the health and safety of our campus community.  Visit the Health and Vaccinations page for current information regarding COVID-19.

Our Mission

The Mission of the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is to support the University’s Mission through partnership, guidance, and education to promote health and safety, protection of the environment, and regulatory compliance.

Our Vision states how we intend to meet that mission:

  • EHS will lead the University in development, dissemination and application of health, safety, and environmental programs. Environment health and safety programs will be integrated into University activities while maintaining efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

  • EHS will provide resources, guidance and training to the University community in matters related to environmental health and safety.

  • EHS activities will incorporate the values of quality, responsibility, accountability, trust, diversity, flexibility, and respect.

Campus Drinking Water Quality Initiative

UM-Dearborn Facilities Operations/Environmental Health and Safety collected drinking water samples from all occupied university buildings (Except the following: ROC, FLPB, MRL) to assess lead levels. Lead levels in all drinking water samples were below the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) concentrations.

Campus Drinking Water Quality

Great Lakes Water Authority - PFAS Testing

Campus-Wide Water Sampling Program

The University of Michigan–Dearborn Facilities Operations Environmental Health and Safety team collected drinking water samples from all occupied university buildings that supply drinking water to assess lead levels and other representative water quality parameters. Lead levels in all drinking water samples were below the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) of 15 parts per billion (ppb).  EHS has drafted a water sampling summary that provides an overview of the collection, analytical and management plan for assuring our water is safe for consumption.

Environmental Health and Safety

108 - Auxiliary Program Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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Phone: 313-583-6679
Fax: 313-493-9161