Environmental Health, Occupational Safety, and Risk Management
Effective environmental health and occupational safety performance is an important factor in our role here at DSC. We take this charge seriously. The Environmental Health, Occupational Safety, & Risk Management office, working cooperatively with the entire campus community, strives to provide a safe and healthy environment for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors. One of our primary goals is to prevent and/or minimize injuries and illnesses through the recognition, evaluation, and control of potential hazards arising from college activities.
What is Our Role?
EH&OS consults with various departments and groups concerning compliance with laws, regulations, and policy regarding environmental health and safety. We assist with developing compliance strategies in several common areas: hazardous waste management, fire & life safety, biological safety, industrial hygiene, recycling, environmental compliance, and other relevant areas.
Services we provide:
- Regulatory compliance and interpretation
- Environmental management system
- Employee safety
- Fire and life safety
- Hazardous materials safety data sheets
- Hazardous waste
- Right to Know Program
- Air quality determination
- Asbestos identification and removal
- Employee training
- Environmental and safety policy maintenance
- Dalton State BioSafety Lab Safety Manual
- Dalton State Chemical Hygiene Plan
- Dalton State Laboratory Safety Manual
Paul Tate, MS, MIFireE, MSFPE, WSO-CSS/CSI/CHMS
Coordinator: Environmental Health, Occupational Safety & Risk Management
Sequoya Hall, Rm. 137
Dalton State College
650 College Dr.
Dalton, GA 30720
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 p