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Environmental Health and Safety

UWF Environmental Health and Safety promotes a culture of safety, health and environmental protection in collaboration with the University community to support education and research.

UWF Notice: Recall of Blumen Clear Advanced Hand Sanitizer

Please immediately discontinue the use of all Blumen Clear Advanced hand sanitizer in the 2 oz personal bottles, 18 oz bottles and one-gallon containers. Yesterday, the FDA added this brand of hand sanitizer to its recall list. Please bring back all bottles (used or unused) to your Division’s COVID-19 Logistics Liaison. The Department of Environmental Health and Safety will coordinate a collection event for these items as soon as possible. UWF will begin ordering new hand sanitizer for students, faculty and staff immediately.  

This hand sanitizer was distributed to a number of UWF employees who are working on-site. Supervisors must inform any employees who may have received this product. 

The following brands that were purchased by the University may still remain in use:

   - Alphet E3+ (Provided by Fastenol)

   - Germ Wars

To learn more about health, wellness and prevention, visit the UWF Coronavirus website. Please contact Environmental Health and Safety at with any questions. 

Forms, Requests and Reports

To request Travel, Event or Camp Insurance, report a Student Accident Injury, request a Hazardous Material Pick-up or Insurance Waiver please submit a JIRA ticket.

COVID-19 Information

Up to date information on the COVID 19 virus (previously known as 2019 Novel Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV) can be found at:

Department of Environmental Health and Safety Information

We are dedicated to reducing injuries, accidents and environmental impact, and ensuring compliance through high quality training, comprehensive workplace evaluation, hazardous materials management, managing regulatory information, and by minimizing future potential liabilities.


The Department of Environmental Health and Safety role is to advance UWF's mission, vision, and priorities by promoting a safe and healthy environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. This goal is accomplished through programs designed to promote health and safety awareness, fire/life safety compliance, risk management services, and environmental stewardship.


The Department of Environmental Health and Safety will continually improve services within a work environment of shared best practices, through application of environmental, safety, health, building fire safety and, so as to support the primary mission of the University.