University of Vermont

Department of Risk Management & Safety

Workplace Safety

Environmental Safety and Health Policy

Management Responsibilities:
Campus Administrators

President's Responsibilities
The President is responsible for:

    Supporting the overall effectiveness and implementation of the University's environmental health and safety programs.

Provosts', Vice Presidents', and Deans' Responsibilities
The Provosts, Vice Presidents and Deans are responsible for:

  • Determining appropriate levels of responsibility on the campus for fulfilling the University's commitment to provide a safe environment and to conduct its operations in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and generally accepted practices for health, safety and environmental protection.

  • This will be done in consultation with the Risk Management Department, the Radiation Safety Office, and the committees related to particular environmental health and safety fields.
  • Communicating with Chairs and Directors about environmental health and safety responsibilities and programs that need to be implemented within their departments.

  • Ensuring that environmental health and safety obligations are carried out in the academic departments or administration units for which they have responsibility.

  • Reporting to the President on the effectiveness of these programs, and the budget and resource needs of these programs.

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