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The Environmental Health and Safety provide a principal local source of expertise for the college in safety, health and envromental matters. The department provides assistance to the college community in the following areas:

  • The identification and resolution of potential environmental health hazards and wastes
  • The development and deployment of workplace and classroom training programs
  • Planning and conducting evaluations/ inspections to determine compliance to Environmental, Health and Safety regulations
  • Working with WNC’s Human Resources Office and NSHE Business Center North on workers’ compensation issues
  • Establish guidelines and facilitating campus emergency planning
  • Interface with other NSHE institutions and community groups and public officials in areas relating to environmental, emergency and safety policies

Additional Services include:

  • Accident Investigation
  • Air Quality Survey
  • Asbestos Monitoring
  • Biological Safety
  • Blood Born Pathogens
  • Chemical Hygiene
  • Complaint Investigation
  • Confined Space Training
  • Electrical Safety
  • Emergency Planning
  • Ergonomics Assessments
  • Equipment Training
  • Fire and Life Safety
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Fire Prevention
  • Hazardous Communications
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Job Specific Safety Training
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Lock Out Tag Out
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Office Safety
  • Personnel Protective Equipment
  • Respirator Fit Testing