Environmental Health and Safety works to provide comprehensive environmental, health
and safety programs and services to support the University’s mission to educate through
teaching, research, creative activity and service.
The University of South Carolina has a comprehensive Environmental Health and Safety
program. All university community members are expected to adhere to the policies and
protocols to build safety consciousness among students, employees and others while reducing
accidents, minimizing potential liabilities and promoting environmental stewardship.
Our mission is to reduce injuries, accidents and environmental impact and ensure regulatory
Our mission is to promote a safe research environment for all laboratory personnel
and to facilitate compliance with research safety regulations, standards and guidelines.
Safety training is available in both classroom or online formats. Access training for
biosafety, hazardous waste and laboratory safety as well as online training modules for more than 14 specialty areas.
Dial 911For an Emergency To Report a Fire
After Hours Emergency Calls:
Office: 803-777-5269 Fax: 803-777-5275
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Proper disposal of hazardous chemical waste is the responsibility of the waste generator.
Chemical w aste pickups occur on Wednesdays, weather permitting. Please enter your pickup request by noon on Tuesday for pickup on the following day.
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