Office of Environmental Health & Safety

Graham Health Center
408 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-4196
Fax: (248) 370-4376

Injuries and Illnesses

Stormwater Management

Information for Contractors

Additional Resources:

Update on Hand Sanitizer

FDA test results show certain hand sanitizers have:

  • concerningly low levels of ethyl alcohol or isopropyl alcohol (CDC recommends consumers use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
  • are or may be contaminated with methanol

FDA UPDATES on hand sanitizers consumers should not use

FDA LIST of hand sanitizers that consumers should not use

Consumers should be aware of false claims and fraudulent marketing such as hand sanitizers that:

  • prevent the spread of viruses such as COVID-19
  • provide prolonged protection (e.g. for up to 24 hours)
  • are marked as "FDA-Approved" (there are no hand sanitizers approved by FDA)

Office of Environmental Health & Safety

Note: EHS is open! Our staff are working remotely to the extent feasible, but are available to support campus operations as needed.

Oakland University COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

Oakland University Operational Master Compliance Directives

Guide for Campus Operation Reopening Plans

Reopening Plan Request Form

Resources for COVID-19 Response:

Handwashing Posters for Download

Posters for Building/Office/Classroom/Laboratory

Additional Posters for Download

Training Resources:

Additional Guidance Documents and Resources:

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety is an experienced team of trained health, safety, environmental and fire protection professionals that promote a safe, healthy and compliant environment in which to teach, learn, work, live and visit.  Our goal is to manage and interpret regulatory compliance information and provide high quality training, programming, environmental stewardship, hazard prevention, emergency preparedness and emergency response services to the campus community.

Typical areas of support and service include:  occupational safety and health, construction safety and health, fire and life safety, environmental protection, and regulatory and code compliance.  In addition to the information found on our web-site, we provide training and consultation in many areas of safety, health, environmental protection and compliance.