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Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) is to foster and promote a culture of safety, health and environmental protection among the members of the Tulane community.   We provide the service, knowledge and resources necessary to maintain a safe and healthful environment in support of the university's mission to create, communicate and conserve knowledge. 

Our Values


We maintain a skilled workforce and set high standards for our performance in service to the university.


We interact with the university community using our competence, knowledge, resourcefulness, and cooperation to create a positive experience. 


We are committed to serving the university by identifying health and safety issues, responding in a timely fashion, and delivering appropriate and workable solutions.