Environmental Health & Safety


Environmental Health & Safety


Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) supports the University's core mission of teaching, research, and service by providing comprehensive environmental, health and safety services to the University community. It is our mission to protect UCCS's human and physical resources and preserve the environment. To that end, we are dedicated to creating a partnership with the campus community and providing services to assist faculty, staff and students in integrating safety and compliance into their workplace culture and behavior.


  • Accidents, Incidents and Near-Misses
  • Bloodborne Pathogens outside the lab
  • Cold and Hot Weather
  • Confined Space
  • Driving Safety
  • Electrical Safety
  • Ergonomics
  • Fall Protection
  • Hot Work
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Job Hazard Analysis
  • Ladders
  • Laser Safety
  • Lockout Tagout
  • Machine Shop Safety
  • Manual Lifting Safety
  • Power Tool Safety
  • Slips, Trips, and Falls

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Here is where you will find the latest updates!

Current Fire Conditions

As of March 1, 2021 Burn Restrictions are lifted in the City of Colorado Springs.  For a complete list of burning guidelines, visit  https://coloradosprings.gov/outdoorfire for more information.

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Last updated November 3, 2020

Upcoming Training Sessions

There are no scheduled trainings due to COVID-19. 

For N95 training, please contact EHS at x7241