We partner with the UW community to provide a safe campus and protect our environment.
An engaging community that ensures a healthy and safe place for learning, teaching, research, and service
Strategic goals and objectives
Safety Culture: We foster a healthy and safe culture at UW.
Partner with executive leadership to establish a commitment to provide a healthy and safe workplace
Collaborate across the University to strengthen UW’s culture of health and safety
Develop risk management strategies
Compliance: We provide a pathway for compliance with regulatory requirements.
Engage the UW community to ensure compliance
Monitor and evaluate programs and services to ensure effectiveness and streamline processes
Communicate compliance and safety information that promotes awareness and action
Learning and Growth: We promote training, development, and continuous improvement for EH&S staff.
Retain, attract, and recognize highly qualified professionals
Support professional and organizational development to cultivate expertise, satisfaction, and quality service
Encourage employee participation in developing organizational direction
Resources: We align resources with strategic priorities.
Develop a sustainable, flexible, and transparent financial model
Appropriately allocate resources to prioritized activities
Advocate for investments in University-wide health and safety
EH&S monitors progress toward achieving our strategic goals and objectives. The EH&S Strategic Performance Scorecard is updated quarterly to illustrate our current performance compared to our annual targets. Our strategic approach includes an evaluation of our current performance as indicators that we are making strategic progress, and a status update on strategic activities designed to achieve our desired performance targets.