Workplace accidents and injuries can be prevented or minimized through proper training, use of safety materials and techniques, and preventative actions.
Environmental Health and Safety serves as the campus advocate for environmental health and safety issues. Their mission is to continually seek and support improvements in conditions and practices designed to minimize the risk of incidents which may result in injuries, illnesses and/or property loss on campus and/or during university business and activities. EHS serves as the campus advisory of regulatory standards and 'best practices' which positively affect the quality of health, safety and our environment at Illinois State. The ultimate objective is to foster a safety-minded culture committed to protecting the well-being of employees, students and visitors to our campus.
Health Promotion and Wellness serves the faculty, staff, and students of Illinois State as the campus resource for health and wellness. Their vision is to be known for igniting a culture of wellness at Illinois State University by upholding core values which include being compassionate, credible, culturally competent, holistic, inclusive, innovative, and passionate about healthy lifestyles! They believe that people living, learning and working in a healthy environment are more likely to reach their highest potential. This is achieved by engaging campus partners and leaders in a high-level commitment to advance the health and well-being of all members within our community.