Presentation onEnvironmental Health and Safety (EHS)March 15, 2013 – 12:10 PMEfferson Hall – LSU AgCenter
Mike Durham, Director, EHS Outline of Discussion: Organizational Alignment Major Hazard Areas on Campus Chief Responsibility Areas Web Page Tour Regulatory Challenges Current Issues of Importance Potential Efficiencies from Consolidation/Closer Alignment of SystemUnits
Mission StatementTo support the teaching, learning, and researchactivities of the University through promotion of asafe and healthy campus environment by providingguidance and coordinating programs and servicesthat reduce the safety, environmental, andregulatory risks to the LSU community.
Organizational AlignmentOrganizational ChartFunctional AlignmentStaff / Qualifications of Staff MembersApproach to issues
Brian T. NicholsCIO and Executive DirectorAdministrative Services and Risk ManagementFinance &Administrative Services(FAS)Jeff CampbellDirectorFinancial SystemsServices (FSS)Justin ThorntonDirectorEnvironmental Healthand Safety (EHS)Mike DurhamDirectorJerry StewardManagerDr. Greg HayesManagerJoyce GibbsAdministrativeCoordinatorMichael HooksAssistant DirectorThomas WalshSafety and HealthOfficerLisa PepitoneEnvironmentalCoordinatorPatrick WestManagerDr. Jason LejueneManagerParking, Traffic andTransportation (PT&T)Gary GrahamDirectorRisk Management andInsurance ServicesVacantAssociate DirectorColorado RobertsonRisk Management (ERM)AnalystLaura FosterBusiness Manager
EHS Staff6Mike DurhamDirectorMike HooksAssistant Director
Regulatory Challenges18 EPA/DEQ Environmental CDC/NIH Biological Safety in Laboratories NRC/DEQ Radiation Safety (Radiation Safety Office) Funding Agencies and Sources DOT – Transportation/Shipping Department of Education (DOE) – Clery Act Department Homeland Security (DHS) – Chemicals,Biological Agents Consensus Standards (ANSI, ASTM, ..), OSHAStandards, etc. State Office Of Risk Management (ORM)
Current Issues of Importance19 Revision of PS 90 - “Workers’ Compensation andOther Work Related Accidents” Revision of PS 67 - “Misuse of Drugs and Alcohol” Risk Management Autonomy – LA Grad Act 2.0 Integration of Risk Management / EHS Processes Research Safety Committee Incubation Daily Challenges
Potential Efficiencies fromConsolidation/Closer Alignment of Units20 In-house Expertise for Program Administration Regulatory Compliance – collaboration & cooperation Best Practices in Administering Program Elementso Workers’ Compensation Administrationo Investigations and Action Plans for Preventiono Systematic Follow-up on Action Planso Auditing / Certifying Labso Standardizing safety/environmental elementso Collaboration on and Sharing of Systems, Databases, etc.
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