The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) at the University of Central Missouri works to provide a safe and healthy learning and working environment for UCM students, faculty, staff and visitors. EHS works closely with the campus community to ensure potential hazards are identified and eliminated. The EHS team includes fulltime professionals and EHS student techs. Together, we help UCM comply with all federal, state and local regulations and provide guidance regarding safety, health, environmental and emergency preparedness at UCM.
If you are involved in an accident or are seriously injured while on UCM property, immediately call Public Safety at 660-543-4123 or dial 911.
If you are aware of a non-employee injury, please email details to your Department Chair and the EHS Manager as soon as possible. Please include the following:
If a Student or Visitor would like to file a claim with the State of Missouri, EHS can assist with the process. The University of Central Missouri is covered under the State of Missouri - Office of Risk Management. In order to begin the process, the student / visitor must provide a detailed written statement with specific of how the injury occurred - who, what, where, when, why, how, etc. The injured party needs to make sure to include their name, address, and phone #. If there any witness to the injury, include their names and contact information.
Once UCM has received the information, the University will submit their claim to the Office of Risk Management for review. The Office of Risk Management will require copies of all medical bills and doctors notes, which the injured party will need to provide.
NOTE - The Office of Risk Management reviews the claim and determines causation.
If you see a chemical spill, please report the spill immediately to Public Safety at 660-543-4123.
Each department at UCM is responsible for maintaining a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for all chemicals within the department.
Questions regarding issues, such as indoor air quality, food service sanitation or ergonomics? We’re here to help.
If you have questions or concerns regarding Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) at UCM, please call Public Safety at 660-543-4123 and ask for EHS.