The Administration of the University of Colorado Boulder Campus is committed to protecting its students, faculty, staff, the public and the environment. Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) is responsible for developing and maintaining programs which promote health, safety and sound environmental management. EH&S program elements include, but are not limited to:
Each of us should consider safety and environmental stewardship a personal responsibility. In addition, managers and employees at all levels must be mindful of safety in their areas, and take appropriate measures to protect people and the environment. EH&S is responsible for assisting the Campus in this endeavor by providing the following functions:
Your cooperation is required and appreciated in promoting the UCB Safety Policy. The Director and Staff of Environmental Health and Safety can be reached at (303) 492-6025 to discuss and assist you with concerns about safety, health and environmental protection. The Vice Chancellor for Administration can be reached at (303) 492-7523.
The University of Colorado at Boulder will comply with all applicable environmental health and safety rules and regulations. Environmental Health and Safety Department (EH&S) is responsible for implementation and enforcement of the Campus environmental, health and safety program. Accordingly, the Director of EH&S has been delegated the authority to issue related policies and procedures for the Boulder Campus and, if necessary, to suspend activities and/or close areas that are deemed to be unsafe, to human health or the environment, and/or non-compliant with Federal, State or Local regulations.
EH&S will consult with the respective VC prior to or immediately following the issuance of policies/procedures or curtailment actions taken, based on the circumstances. In addition, the Director of EH&S will interact directly, on a regular basis, with each VC (as well as the Chancellor, as appropriate) on issues involving safety, health and environmental compliance in their respective divisions.
Date: April 4, 2000
Approved by: Richard L. Byyny, Chancellor
Authors: Dave Wergin, Associate Director, Public Safety
James Fadenrecht, Director, Public Safety