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Office of Safety, Health & Environment


Morgan State University (MSU) is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all members of the campus community. The Office of Safety, Health & Environment (OSHE) is responsible for developing and maintaining programs that comply with applicable environmental, health, and safety regulations.

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Laboratory Safety

  • The Laboratory Safety Program focuses on maintaining a safe and healthy environment in all research and instructional laboratories at Morgan State University.
  • The Laboratory Safety Program is guided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Laboratory Standard, 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.1450.

Environmental Management

  • The Environmental Management Program focuses on campus-wide compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • The Environmental Management Program is guided by CFR Title 40, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) Title 26, Department of Environment.

Workplace Safety

  • The Workplace Safety Program focuses on campus-wide compliance with occupational health and safety regulations.
  • The Workplace Safety Program is guided by OSHA Standards, CFR Title 29 Part 1910.

Fire & Life Safety

  • The Fire & Life Safety program focuses on the preservation and protection of life and property from fire, explosion, and natural hazards.
  • The Fire & Life Safety is guided by the National Fire Protection Association.