Environmental Health & Safety
The Office of Environmental Health and Safety Management
Indiana University is committed to ensuring your safety and to complying with all regulatory requirements related to employee safety.
The OEHSM is committed to ensuring compliance with regulations from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and to IOSHA. OEHSM is also committed to complying with regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Indiana Department of Environmental Management.
Compliance with the regulations of each of these agencies is the responsibility of each Indiana University department, its management and employees. The OEHSM assists with understanding the regulations and helping each IU entity in complying with the regulations.
OEHSM has developed written programs for many EHS regulations. These programs are described briefly in this training. Responsible individuals and links to more detailed information are provided for each program.
Organizationally, OEHSM groups these programs as follows: Occupational Safety and Health, Laboratory Safety and Chemical Hygiene, and the Environmental Management group.
A list of major programs is given below, followed by a short description of each program with links to the appropriate training material.
Occupational Safety and Health (Ray Ruark, Manager, 856-4759)
- Asbestos Awareness and Handling
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Crane Safety
- Electrical Safety
- Fall Protection
- First Aid and CPR
- Forklift Safe Operation
- Hazard Communications
- Hazardous Energy Control (Lock Out Tag Out)
- Hot Work Management
- Lead Awareness and Handling
- Permit-Required Confined Spaces
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Portable Ladder Safety
- Respiratory Protection
- Scaffold Safety
- Walking and Working Surfaces
- Compressed Gases
- Hand and Portable Power Tools
- Machinery and Machine Guarding
- Welding, Cutting and Brazing
Laboratory Safety and Chemical Hygiene (Chris Kohler, Manager, 855-5454)
Environmental Management Group (Dan Derheimer, Manager, 855-3234)
- Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know
- Hazardous Materials Spill Reporting
- Hazardous Wastes Management
- Indoor Air Quality Issues
- Food Safety
- Storm Water Pollution Prevention