Environmental Health & Safety

It is the policy of Villanova University to demonstrate respect and care for the health and well-being of people and the environment in everything that we do.

We believe that everyone has a right to a safe and healthy environment, that we must be effective stewards of the environment, and that all accidents and EHS incidents are preventable.   By continuously striving for EHS excellence we protect and enhance the University community.

Policy

Compliance: We commit to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local EHS regulations and other requirements intended to protect safety, health, and the environment.

University Environment: We commit to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment for all faculty, students, staff and guests.

Environmental Stewardship: We commit to protect the environment and our community, conserve resources, promote recycling, minimize hazardous material use, and prevent pollution.

EHS Culture: We commit to foster a culture of EHS excellence built upon integrity, accountability, collaboration, and the active participation of all.

Continuous Improvement: We commit to continuously improve our EHS program.

Responsibilities

All Villanova University employees share responsibility for their personal safety, the safety of others, and compliance with this policy.  They are expected to comply with EHS procedures, stay informed concerning EHS standards and risks applicable to their work, and report unsafe acts or conditions and adverse events to their supervision.


The Goal/Mission of EH&S

  • To provide a safe environment throughout the University campus
  • To comply with all regulatory requirements
  • To promote a “safety culture”
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