Environmental Health & Safety

About BSU Environmental, Health & Safety

BSU Environmental, Health and Safety is charged with providing resources and services to protect the environment and ensure the health and safety of the University’s students, faculty, staff and visiting public.

A number of departments work collaboratively to provide comprehensive environmental and health & safety programs that foster a culture of safety throughout the Bemidji State University Campus.

EHS Divisions and Department Collaborations

  • Public Safety
    • Health & Safety programs and policies
    • Training
    • Compliance
    • Injury reporting and investigation
    • Safety Committee
    • Safety regulatory compliance
  • Chemical Hygiene Officer
    • Hazardous Waste Collection
    • Environmental and safety regulatory compliance
    • Chemical Stockroom
    • Chemical Hygiene Plan
    • Lab and Chemical Safety Sub-committee
  • Human Resources
    • Training enrollment
    • Training compliance
    • Injury reporting
    • Worker’s Compensation
  • Facilities
    • Environmental and safety regulatory compliance
    • Health & Safety programs and policies

EHS activities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating environmental and safety regulatory compliance.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of University environmental and health and safety programs and policies.
  • Hazard assessment and mitigation
  • Coordinating occupational safety training.
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Waste reduction
  • Pollution prevention