University Notice: SSU is in receipt of a complaint from Cal-OSHA regarding police department procedures and employee safety. Read the full compliant here. The university is currently looking into this matter.
2022 Annual Consumer Confident Report for Drinking Water: The annual Consumer Confidence Report for Drinking Water for 2022 is available for review by the campus community on Drinking Water.  
Voluntary Respiratory Program: We are pleased to be able to provide N95 masks to employees who complete the online form and documentation. Find more information on Respiratory Protection.
Hazardous Material Labeling: Working in a laboratory environment, you might have to collect hazardous materials in an unlabeled secondary container. Review this guidance for properly labeling secondary containers once they contain hazardous substances.
MSDS Online: EH&S subscribes to MSDSOnline, an online database to provide Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for hazardous materials used on campus. 
Water Saving Tips: During times of drought, every drop counts! Review this flyer on water conservation to learn how you can play your part to be water smart!

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) serves Sonoma State University by promoting health and safety, environmental protection and regulatory compliance.  We are committed to developing a culture where safety and health are core values, practiced throughout the University in support of the University’s mission of instruction, diversity and service.

EHS is dedicated to reducing injuries, environmental impact, and ensuring compliance with applicable regulatory and permit conditions.  To achieve this mission, EHS must:

  • Be effective advocates for the University community
  • Pursue prevention and resolution of unsafe conditions
  • Respond to the changing needs of the University community with flexibility and collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Act as stewards for environmental quality
  • Live the example of safety consciousness, risk mitigation and waste minimization
  • Function as a team comprised of professionals with expertise, recognized as approachable and customer driven