Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Environmental Health & Safety

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is committed to its mission of:

  • Assuring the Jefferson community, property and environment are protected against exposures which could result in injury, illness or loss.
  • Assuring compliance with established federal, state and local regulations/guidelines for all aspects of workplace safety and health.
  • Developing and implementing appropriate programs and safeguards to ensure these institutional goals are met.

Looking for the
Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)?
It is now found under EHS in the left navigation

We believe in delivering high quality professional services in a timely and supportive manner, within our operational budget. We value the importance of teamwork, both within our department and with our Physical Resources colleagues, as a vital tool for delivering quality service to our customers.

Please take the opportunity to browse this site where you can learn more about EHS services, information and resources. 

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Important Links

TJUH-Emergency Safety

TJU Policies & Procedures
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TJUH Policies & Procedures
(campus access only)

Sharp Needlesticks

Hazardous Materials & Waste Management (campus access only)


City of Philadelphia Public Health

City of Philadelphia Licenses & Inspections (L&I)

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