Environmental Compliance and Occupational Safety

Environmental Compliance and Occupational Safety

Keeping Our Community Safe

Northeastern University is committed to the health and safety of everyone in our community. The Environmental Compliance and Occupational Safety (ECOS) department works to prevent work-related injuries and illness, protect the environment from hazardous pollutants in water, air, and solid waste while ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, codes, and standards. 

 

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Programs

Environmental Compliance

Environmental Compliance

ECOS monitors environmental performance on campus, assures protective waste handling systems, and seeks innovations to improve them.

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Occupational Safety

Occupational Safety

ECOS Occupational Safety Unit supports the oversight of occupational safety and health programs at the University to remain in compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines.

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Office of Academic and Research Safety (OARS)

Office of Academic and Research Safety (OARS)

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Popular ECOS Services

Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste

ECOS and OARS works together to manager University hazardous waste. Learn more about proper management, training, and guidance.

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Indoor Air Quality & Mold Education

Indoor Air Quality & Mold Education

ECOS supports the maintenance of a healthy campus community within the recommended and consensus guidelines.

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Training

Training is essential to maintain a safe workplace and protect the environment. Click below to explore the options we provide and ensure compliance.

 

 

Report an Emergency

The Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) is a full-service and accredited police agency that comprises patrol and investigative divisions providing 24-hour service, including emergency medical response. 

In the event of an emergency on the Boston campus, use your SafeZone app, or contact NUPD at 617-373-3333.  

For all off-campus emergencies, call 911