Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) is an important component of the Chapman University Risk Management Department. Responsibilities include but are not limited to developing, implementing and maintaining University policies adhering to local, state and federal environmental health and safety regulations.
EH&S works closely with the Chapman University Facilities Management and Campus Planning Department in the design and development of facilities, work areas and work procedures and makes environmental, health and safety recommendations accordingly.
EH&S supports the needs of the University in Environmental Management, Industrial Hygiene, Laboratory Safety, Biological Safety, Radiation Safety, Fire Safety, Emergency Management, and Occupational Health & Safety. Responsibilities include preparing, maintaining, and updating the University’s environmental policy and procedure manuals.
EH&S and Chapman University Risk Management are responsible for keeping the Chapman University community updated on related environmental, health and safety regulations, and any changes to laws and regulations that impact the University. The Chapman University Environmental Health & Safety Specialist is the University’s principal contact with all federal, state, and local regulatory bodies on related issues.
Karen Swift is the Chapman University Environmental Health & Safety Manager. Karen may be reached by campus email or by phone at (714) 628-2888.