The continued mission of Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety is reflected
in its mission statement: The primary purpose of Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety is to
support the University of Houston-Clear Lake in its mission of teaching, research
and community service. Our role is to identify potential safety hazards and recommend
corrective action to responsible departments to ensure the safety of the UH-Clear
Lake campus community, and eliminate unnecessary risks. We also act as a liaison with
regulatory agencies to ensure compliance. In this capacity, we provide internal expert
solutions to issues that assure governing requirements are met.
It's all about you knowing the right thing and doing the right thing every day! All employees are responsible for ensuring compliance with federal and state laws,
local rules and regulations, policies of the Board of Regents of the University of
Houston System, and the policies and procedures of UHCL. To confirm you're operating
in compliance, please reference the Employee Compliance Guide.
Risk Management includes insurance for fire and natural disasters, identification
of risks and liabilities, workers compensation, emergency management, and standards
of conduct for property, resources, and internal and external contacts. Learn more.
The safety and well-being of employees and students is an utmost priority at the UHCL.
Within the Safety section, you'll find access to chemical Material Safety Data Sheets
(MSDS), various safety manuals, training, food and animal safety guidelines, and more.
Environmental protection is what we do by complying with applicable rules and regulations
to minimize and properly manage wastes; put controls in place to prevent spills, stormwater
contamination, and air emissions. Learn more.
Procedure and Application Forms
Permits are required when performing certain activities on campus. View/download procedure and application forms for special events that include food, open flame/cooking, animals on campus, or work
that involves burning, welding, or using fire- or spark-producing tools.
Standards of Conduct