Overview

It is the duty of the Office of Compliance and Risk Management to ensure a safe working environment in accordance with Federal, State and Local environmental, occupational health and safety laws and regulations.  Part of this process includes the provision of professional guidance, training and direction to the faculty, staff, students and visitors at the Franklin & Marshall College campus.  

 

The Office of Compliance and Risk Management provides professional guidance,  training, and direction to the  students, faculty, staff and visitors at the Franklin and Marshall College campus to ensure a safe working environment in accordance  with Federal, State and Local environmental health and safety laws and regulations.  We are available to provide a wide range of services and resources that are designed specifically to assist each department to have comprehensive development, implementation, management and evaluation of College-wide safety and environmental health programs.   

 

The Environmental Health and Safety Mission Statement

Franklin and Marshall College is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our community, visitors and neighbors.

The mission of the Office of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) is to ensure the College's compliance with Federal, State and Local environmental health and safety laws and regulations.

This is accomplished by overseeing the required regulatory programs as outlined in the F&M Environmental Health and Safety Manual.  The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) will provide the administration, faculty, students, and staff with technical assistance, general information, and training related to their environmental health and safety concerns.

EHS will work closely with all departments to assist in their specific requirements for EHS training and protection.

Additional efforts of the EHS Office include:

  • Development of written EHS policies and procedures
  • Technical assistance to members of the College community
  • Evaluation and analysis of incidents involving hazardous materials to determine causes and possible corrective actions
  • Surveys to identify existing and potential problems involving safety, occupational health and environmental protection
  • Hazardous chemical waste management, disposal and monitoring