General Safety

Western Washington University promotes a safe and responsible workplace.

Our responsibilities include implementing programs to:

  1. Establish and maintain a healthy and safe environment for sanctioned activities of students, faculty, staff, and visitors; 
  2. Protect the environment to the maximum extent feasible; 
  3. Comply with applicable laws, regulations, and relevant published standards and practices relating to the above; and 
  4. Consider primarily the health and safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors in the design, operation, construction, modification, or renovation of University buildings and facilities.

The Environmental Health and Safety office provides services to evaluate compliance with related regulations and assist departments and campus members in meeting health, safety, and environmental requirements.

Use the links on the left side for program specific information.

For any Questions please contact the EHS office: 360-650-3064  or email

University's Policy on Health, Safety and Environmental Protection