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Environmental Health and Safety

Safety Training

EH&S lead safety training session

Stormwater Management

Sylvania's rain garden

PPE Assessment Assistance

Examples of PPE including eye, hand, hearing, and fall protection

Chemical Hygiene Plan and Lab Safety

Southeast chemistry lab

Regulated Waste Management

Rock Creek hazardous waste storage shed

Hazard Communication and SDS Inventories

Checklist of hazard communication training topics

DEQ Underground Storage Tank Certification

Rock Creek fueling station

First Aid Kit and Automatic External Defibrillator Management

Wall mounted First Aid Kit and an AED

Annual Drinking Water Testing

Drinking water fountains and bottle fill station

The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Department supports the mission of PCC by promoting health, safety and environmental protection throughout the District with the objective of maintaining a safe learning and working environment. EHS provides leadership in developing and supporting policies, procedures, programs and training opportunities in support of the protection of life, property, and the environment. Programs include disciplines such as: environmental management (soil, water), hazardous material and waste, environmental health, chemical hygiene, radiation safety, biohazard, construction and occupational health and safety.

What’s New in EH&S

The recently developed Hazard Assessment formĀ and Job Safety Analysis (JSA) form are now available for managers and departments to document hazards and controls. Both process can be found in Chapter 1 of the Health & Safety Manual along with instructions.

The 2023 Annual Drinking Water Testing for lead has been completed. Results are now available on the Drinking Water page.

Who We Are

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Cheryl Arpan

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Environmental Health & Safety Manager
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Responsible for Environmental Health and Employee Safety

Kevin Crowley

Senior Environmental Health & Occupational Safety Specialist
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Evelyn Prater

Evelyn Prater
Environmental Health & Occupational Safety Specialist
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