About OEHS

Vision and Mission
Staff Responsiveness Standards
Key OEHS Programs
Program and Staff Recognitions
Frequently Asked Questions

OEHS Programs

Accident Prevention
Chemical Hygiene (CSCs)
Emergency Services
Environmental Assessment
Environmental Compliance
Facility Inspections
Traffic & Pedestrian Safety
Waste Recycling Programs

Site Highlights

Injury & Illness Prevention
Inspection Results (view CANs)
Product Review
Pedestrian Routes to School
- Safety Alerts
- Documents
- Downloads
- Videos
- Newsletters
- Links

Questions & Complaints


OEHS Vision & Mission
  • We are committed to the health and safety of our students, employees, contractors, and communities. 

  • We actively champion environmentally sound practices and safe behaviors.

  • We establish procedures and audits to assess our programs to ensure that we meet best practices and standards.

  • We continuously improve our emergency management procedures and practices to ensure the District can effectively prepare for and respond to any emergency.
  • We continuously improve our business processes keeping our customers in mind.
  • We strive to eliminate injuries, illnesses and adverse environmental impacts to contribute positively to the learning environment.

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy environment for the students and employees of the Los Angeles Unified School District. This mission is supported through periodic inspections of existing District facilities, and careful review of all proposed school sites to ensure a school environment that is health-protective and conducive to learning.

Strategic Operational Review: Office of Environmental Health and Safety

2013-14 OEHS Fact Sheet