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EHS Office Relocation

Environmental Health and Safety is now at Dykstra Hall

  • Our new address is 1628 Claflin Rd., Manhattan, KS 66506. Campus mail can be directed to 135 Dykstra Hall.

Environmental Health and Safety

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety exists to support uninterrupted research and learning within a safe and healthy environment. Services include environmental compliance, occupational and research safety, radiation safety, hazardous materials management and response, and fire safety. 

Current Career Opportunities

EHS Operations Coordinator

Hazardous Waste Technician


Lab Safety Awareness Week February 12-16, 2024

Kansas State University Department of Environmental Health and Safety is hosting Laboratory Safety Awareness Week, February 12-16th, 2024. I am inviting YOU and your communities to attend virtually or on campus with us! Please share with your network and attend if you are available. Full Details.


City of Manhattan Water Quality Report (external site)

During the 2022 calendar year, there were no violation(s) of drinking water regulations for Manhattan. The bottom line is that the water that the city provides to you is safe and meets or exceeds all federal and state drinking water quality standards. 

Contact EHS for questions or concerns about campus water quality.

OSHA proposal to update hazcom standard (external site)

OSHA Heat Illness Prevention (external site)

Near misses/close calls/or safety concerns can be reported using the Near-Miss/Close Call Form.

New and Improved EHS Assistant Inventory Now Available

Advisory for COVID-19 N95 Voluntary Use (Appendix D)

2020 EHS Annual Report(.pdf)

The Hazardous Waste Awareness courses are now on Vivid online register here:

Initial Hazardous Waste Awareness training is required for anyone that handles or generates a hazardous waste. 

Hazardous Waste Awareness Refresher training is for those that have taken the Hazardous Waste Awareness instructor-led course in the past or the Online Initial Hazardous Waste Awareness course within the last year. The refresher course is required to take on an annual basis.

Fire alarm annuals

None Scheduled October


Sprinkler & Standpipe annuals

None Scheduled October