March 15, 2013 Administrative Services Task Force


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March 15, 2013 Administrative Services Task Force

  1. 1. Presentation onEnvironmental Health and Safety (EHS)March 15, 2013 – 12:10 PMEfferson Hall – LSU AgCenter
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. Organizational AlignmentOrganizational ChartFunctional AlignmentStaff / Qualifications of Staff MembersApproach to issues
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. EHS Staff6Mike DurhamDirectorMike HooksAssistant Director
  7. 7. EHS Staff7Dr. Quinesha MorganBiological Safety CoordinatorDr. Greg HayesBiological Safety Manager
  8. 8. EHS Staff8Tomas WalshOccupational Healthand Safety OfficerLisa PepitoneEnvironmental and HazardousWaste Coordinator
  9. 9. EHS Staff9Jerry StewardChemical Safety ManagerDr. Jason LeJeuneLaboratory Safety Manager
  10. 10. EHS Staff10Patrick WestSafety and Environmental TrainingManagerJoyce GibbsAdministrative Coordinator
  11. 11. Major Hazard Areas on Campus11 Property & Premiseso Fireo Electricalo Facility Conditions/Walking/Working Surfaceso Student Pedestrian Traffic Laboratory Research Occupational Hazardso Manual Labor Taskso Fallso Vehicle and Equipment Operation Athletic Events Veterinary Teaching Hospital
  12. 12. Chief Responsibility Areas12 Safetyo Rules and Procedureso Inspections/audits of facilities/labso Accident Investigationso Regulatory Complianceo Safety Training Environmental Complianceo Hazardous Waste Managemento Regulatory Compliance Occupational Healtho Ergonomicso Protective Equipment Evaluation/Selectiono Issues related to occupational illnesses
  13. 13. Web Page Tour13 EHS Website: EHS.LSU.EDU What’s New Accident Reporting On Line Documents/Policies (drop down menu on left) Staff Contact Information Ask Your Safety Advisor Hazard Hotline
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  18. 18. 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)
  19. 19. 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 
  20. 20. 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.
  21. 21. 2nd Floor Copy and Mail Center225-578-8507mdurham@lsu.eduwww.ehs.lsu.eduQuestions21