Capital Safety Projects


EH&S funds capital projects to improve safety-related building elements and safety systems to mitigate occupational and environmental hazards.

EH&S manages a budget to perform safety improvements of University-owned buildings and grounds. The intent of capital safety projects is to improve existing conditions that present a safety or regulatory compliance risk in buildings and on grounds that cannot otherwise be addressed through other improvements and maintenance.

Automated External Defibrillators

Automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, are electronic devices designed to recognize cardiac arrhythmias and treat them through defibrillation, an electrical therapy shock that allows the heart to reestablish its proper rhythm. Modern AEDs are designed to administer the shock only if an abnormal rhythm is detected, and will prompt the user with step-by-step audible or visual cues.