Environmental Health & Safety

The Office of Environmental Safety and Health is responsible for the Management of environmental health and safety at UMBC.  This includes:

  • Developing and implementing campus safety programs and procedures in accordance with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines;
  • Developing procedures for the reporting of injuries and/or hazardous conditions on campus;
  • Removing and repairing safety/health hazards and responding to individual/community concerns regarding the same;
  • Developing and implementing fire protection and asbestos/lead abatement programs;
  • Investigating reports of injuries to employees and ensuring the appropriate referral for medical treatment (if necessary);
  • Assisting with the development of training programs to include blood borne pathogens, fire prevention, emergency response, etc.
  • Reporting personal injury, property damage, and vehicle accident claims to the Insurance Division of the State Treasurer’s Office; and
  • Reporting work-related injury claims to the Injured Worker’s Insurance Fund (Worker’s Compensation).

To report any work related injury or safety/health hazard, contact the Office of Environmental Safety and Health at 410-455-2918.

Work-Related Injury Procedures