Environmental Safety and Health provides resources, guidance and consultation services to departments campus wide. Areas covered are Federal, State, and Local government regulations and include, but are not limited to, OSHA (Laboratory Standard and Hazard Communication Standard); EPA/DEP (infectious waste and chemical reporting); and NRC regulations (radioactive materials and X-ray generators). The staff also provides health and safety resources to the Workplace Safety Committee, the Laboratory Safety Committee, and the Radiation Safety Committee.
Environmental Health and Safety administers a safety program encompassing the daily operations of the University. This includes a University accident reporting/prevention program, a Bloodborne Pathogen program for ancillary staff, and a Hazard Communication Program for staff. A Driver Orientation Program, administered by EH&S, provides training for students who need to operate University owned vehicles.
Environmental Health and Safety acts as a liaison with insurance companies, fire departments, and other health/safety related organizations. Environmental Health and Safety also conducts safety inspections of the grounds, buildings, laboratories, and general operations of the University, and recommends corrective actions to be taken by affected departments.
Environmental Health and Safety
116 Geiger Service Building
Lewisburg, PA 17837