Environmental Health & Safety Department

 

 

 

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Chemical Hygiene and Procurement Program

The Chemical Storage and Distribution Facility (CSDF) and the office of the Chemical Hygiene Officer provide support to the campus regarding purchases, storage, and handling of chemicals and hazardous materials used throughout the campus.

 

 

 

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Environmental Health Program

The Environmental Health Program provides support to the campus by providing Hazardous Waste and Biological Waste management services. The program provides annual Hazardous Waste Generator Training and quarterly waste water sampling.

 

 

 

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Fire and Life Safety

The goal of the Fire and Life Safety Program is to protect CSM Students and employees from injury or death resulting from the use of shop or other, non-laboratory equipment and facilities or from structure fires.

 

 

 

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Laboratory Safety Program

The Laboratory Safety Program provides guidance to proper laboratory safety by administering laboratory assessments.

 

 

 

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Radiation and Laser Safety Program

This program addresses safety precautions for working with lasers and applies radiation safety regulations for radioactive materials and radiation-producing equipment.

 

 

 

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Bloodborne Pathogen Program

The Bloodborne pathogen program provides support to laboratories that work with blood or other potentially infectious materials.

 

 

 

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Industrial Hygiene Program

The Industrial Hygiene Program assists laboratory users with proper respiratory protection and medical monitoring.

 

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SERMCI is now RISE

RISE (Resource for Improving Safety and Environment) allows for year round proposal submittals rather than a limited time each fall.

 

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CSMRI

CSM is supervising cleanup and remediation of the Colorado School of Mines Research Institute site near Clear Creek.

 

EHS Main Office

Chauvenet Hall, Room 194
303-273-3316

 

Barb O'Kane

Director of Environmental Health & Safety
303-384-2561
bokane@mines.edu

Tim Sweitzer

Associate Director of Environmental Health & Safety
303-273-3869
tsweitze@mines.edu

Haitao Dong

Radiation Safety Officer
303-273-3573
hdong@mines.edu

Dick Porter

CSM Safety Officer
303-273-3391
rwporter@mines.edu

Michelle Kozel

Program Assistant
303-273-3316
mkozel@mines.edu



CSDF

Coolbaugh Hall, Room 030
303-273-3555

Hours: 8:30am-Noon &
1:00pm-4:30pm, M-F

Morris Berton

Chemical Hygiene Officer
303-273-3555
MBerton@Mines.edu