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Updates and Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

See the University’s COVID-19 Information Page for the latest information.

EHS also provides additional health and safety resources. Please visit the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guides page for information on face covering, cleaning, and other topics.

EHS Operational Status

EHS is operating normally; however, some employees may be working remotely.

Receiving Help

Urgent Needs, Reporting Hazards/Conditions or Requesting General Assistance

Please continue to follow Risk Management protocols for reporting work-related injuries/illnesses and occurrences w/potential property damage. 865-974-5409 or

In the event that the EHS One-Call number is unanswered please contact:

  • 911 for emergencies
  • EHS Director and Campus Safety Officer Sandra Prior 757-876-5386 (cell) for non-emergencies.

Our Mission: The Radiation Safety Program ensures the safe use of all ionizing radiation and high-powered laser sources utilized at University of Tennessee, Knoxville area campuses by maintaining regulatory compliance.