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Environmental Health & Safety

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) is a resource available to everyone at NOVA to help make your working and learning environment safe by promoting sensible work practices through effective education and consultation.

EHS assists individuals, departments and committees to achieve compliance with college, local, state and federal policies and regulations as efficiently as possible.

EHS serves as NOVA’s liaison with external regulatory agencies.

EHS monitors college compliance through audit, program development, education, accident investigation and consultation.

Every person is responsible for his or her personal well-being, however, the primary responsibility for providing a healthful, safe and secure working environment rests with line management. EHS is also responsible for coordinating and monitoring the execution of all health, safety and hazardous material use activities at NOVA.