EHS Mission Statement
The Keene State College Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) supports the College’s mission by providing leadership, resources, and services to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for all members of the College community and to manage the impact of College operations on the surrounding community. Areas of responsibility include hazardous materials and environmental management; occupational health; general safety; illness and injury prevention; industrial hygiene; and other technical areas, as outlined in the USNH Policy on Environmental Health & Safety.
EHS Responsibilities on Campus
Keene State College is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its students, employees and campus visitors. Such an environment is essential for the College to meet its mission of instruction, research and public service. Keene State meets this obligation by complying with the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) Policy on Environmental Health and Safety, as well as state and federal environmental, health and safety (EHS) regulations.
The President of Keene State College is responsible for the implementation of the Environmental Health and Safety Policy. The Office of Environmental Health & Safety develops the appropriate Keene State College EHS programs and procedures to ensure compliance. Administration, faculty and supervisory staff are responsible for the health and safety of those engaged in activities under their direction or supervision.
All members of the campus community are responsible for following KSC environmental, health and safety procedures.