Office of Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety


Enterprise Risk Management Council (ERMC)

The purpose of the Enterprise Risk Management Council is to assist with the integration and coordination of University risk management efforts, provide leadership in assessing risk across the institution, help identify and prioritize areas for review, assist in identifying strategies to mitigate risk, and make recommendations on institutional policies and procedures in order to ensure effective and efficient practices to manage risk across the university.

Facilities Safety Committee

The Facilities Safety Committee addresses safety concerns, procedures, and promotes a safe work environment for UNI employees consistent with state and federal guidelines.

Health and Safety Committee

The Health and Safety Committee assists with the development and promotion of a healthy and safe physical environment for the university community and visitors to our facilities and grounds.

Institutional Biosafety Committee 

Serves as the institutional biosafety committee in all matters involving recombinant DNA studies, as required by the National Institute of Health (NIH) Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules.  The IBC is required to oversee any use of human, animal or plant pathogens or biological toxins and to set policies that comply with federal, state, and local regulations and recommendations. 

Radiation Safety Committee

Is responsible for ensuring that radioactive materials and radiation-producing devices are used safely and in accordance with state and federal regulations as well as institute policies.