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Health and Safety Committee


The Health and Safety Committee is established to:

  • Promote health and safety in Keene State workplaces
  • Advise the Campus Safety and Environmental Health and Safety program on campus health and safety issues
  • Support campus compliance with applicable health and safety regulations
  • Recommend initiatives which will enhance the health and safety of faculty, staff, students and the general public while at Keene State College
  • Suggest updates to the College Emergency Operations Plan and risk mitigation strategies to the President and the Cabinet

This committee meets the requirements of New Hampshire Department of Labor regulations (Chapter 281-A Workers’ Compensation Section 281-A:64).


Membership will include representation of the administration, faculty, staff and student body and shall include:

This membership complies with the administrative rules for safety programs and joint loss management committees, Chapter RSA.281-A. Responsibilities

  • Review previous meeting minutes and follow up on recommendations made by the Committee.
  • Review accident reports, generate recommendations for safety standards and rules and assign responsibilities and target dates for implementation.
  • Communicate to employees and students the Committee’s mission and activities as well as current safety programs and policies.
  • Make recommendations for specific safety policies and training topics and participate in safety training.
  • Review health and safety project proposals and make recommendations for funding and/or appropriate follow up to other resources.
  • Advocate for the resolution of ADA compliance issues that have risen to the level of a health and safety concern.
  • Report to the Committee safety concerns or issues brought forward by individuals from the campus community.

Contact Environmental Health and Safety

Julie Kroupa
Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator
☎ 603-358-2859

Elliot Hall
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435-2502