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8.6, Environment, Health, and Safety

Note: This policy incorporates the following former university policies: 2.4, Health and Safety; and 2.9, Environmental Compliance and Voluntary Environmental Initiatives.

Policy Statement

Cornell University expects all employees and members of the campus community to comply with environmental, health, and safety laws and regulations. The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) maintains the programs and procedures that allow the university to uphold the highest standard of excellence in environmental, health, and safety stewardship.

Entities Affected by this Policy

All units of the university

Policy Information

  • Responsible Executive: Associate Vice President and Director, Environmental Health & Safety
  • Responsible Office: Environmental Health & Safety
  • Dates: Issued: May 1996; Last updated: October 16, 2014
  • Contact: Your local college or unit administrative office or Environmental Health & Safety

Violations of Policy

Violation of this policy should be reported to your supervisor, your human resource representative, unit manager, and/or the office responsible for the policy.  Where these resources are inadequate, you may choose to make an anonymous report through the Cornell University Hotline.

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University Policy 8.6, Environment, Health, and Safety

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