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Environmental Health & Safety at Worcester State
The Worcester State University Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) department is committed to enhancing a safe environment in partnership with faculty, staff, and students. The goal of EH&S is to provide support and services for efficient, effective, and compliant work practices. This encompasses the assessment, development, implementation and review of policies and programs dedicated to safety. EH&S provides training, technical support, and periodic inspections to ensure compliance with University policies, regulatory requirements (local, state, and federal) and best practices.
Information for those who may be exposed to hazardous substances while working.
Safety protocols to reduce or eliminate incidents.
Enforcing, implementing, and observing the Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP).
Ensuring compliance and safe working conditions.
Guidelines for safe field courses and research trips.
Guidance for the safe use of lasers and laser systems..
Guidelines for safely working in art studios and theater.
Protection from injury when maintaining, servicing, and troubleshooting equipment.
Managing permit and non-permit required confined spaces.
Worcester State has its own Stormwater Management Program run in accordance with Federal and State regulations.