Environmental Health & Safety

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) develops and implements programs aimed at protecting the safety and well-being of the campus community. EHS helps ensure compliance with local, state and federal statutes, as well as regulations pertaining to occupational health, safety and environmental protection.

Submit a Health/Safety Work Order Request
Download the EHS Handbook

What's New in EHS:

Updated Safety Trainings

Updated "Visiting Animals on Campus" Procedure:

  • Do you have a classroom or social event that involves bringing an animal to campus? (e.g., wildlife demonstration, petting zoo, etc.)
  • Please complete the mandatory online form linked below to receive EHS approval prior to your event.
  • All visiting animals must go through the approval process prior to coming to campus. 
  • Please allow at least 30 days for approval
  • RWU Visiting Animals on Campus online request form (Qualtrics; opens in new window)


Kathy Souza

Director of Environmental Health and Safety
Fire Safety and Environmental Health
(401) 254-3494
North Office 136

Cat Conley 
Associate Director of Environmental Health and Safety
Chemical and Industrial Hygiene
(401) 254-3781
North Office 135

Paul Tancrell
Shop and Studio Manager
Shop and Studio Safety
(401) 254-(pending)
North Office 137