Environmental Safety and Health Policy

Management Responsibilities:
Chairs and Directors

Chairs and Directors are responsible for:

Communicating to faculty, employees, students, and visitors that health, safety and a concern for the environment are high priorities on the UVM campus, and that everyone shares in the obligation to perform work in a safe, healthful, and environmentally protective manner.
Ensuring that environmental health and safety responsibilities are carried out in the academic departments or administrative units they have responsibility for.
Monitoring the implementation of the following programs in their units, as applicable:


Directors and Chairs may entrust the details of program implementation to department faculty, staff, department safety officers, or other appropriate persons within the department or unit; however, the ultimate responsibility for implementing these programs at the academic department/administrative unit level remains with the Directors and Chairs.