Workplace Safety

Environmental Health & Safety
The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) provides a full range of environmental, health, and safety services to the University community. Technical areas include pollution prevention, environmental regulatory compliance, hazardous materials management, laboratory and chemical safety, fire safety, radiation protection, worker protection, and industrial hygiene.

Office of Risk Management
The Office of Risk Management manages BU’s loss exposures by identifying the types of fortuitous losses faced by the University, analyzing the different types and sizes of these loss exposures, and deciding how to handle and finance these losses through a combination of insurance, self-insured retentions, risk avoidance, risk transfers, and effective claims management of the losses that do occur.