Department of Health & Safety

The University of Mississippi

About Us

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Health and Safety is to reduce the risk of illness or injury to all people at the University of Mississippi by developing, implementing, enhancing and improving programs that provide training, guidance, technical expertise and support services to all campus activities and programs, while assuring compliance with environmental regulations. The Department of Health and Safety supports the mission of the University of Mississippi by providing innovative leadership, services and resources to assure a safe and healthful working environment. Health and Safety will strive to be recognized as a department that fosters excellence through honest communication, technical expertise and teamwork. We will empower our employees through training and program involvement to protect themselves, the public and the environment from risk or harm.