The Environment Health and Safety Department provides leadership and guidance for the University’s environmental protection activities, health and safety programs and regulatory compliance. The Environment Health and Safety Department assists in developing, implementing and supporting high quality programs that allows students, faculty and staff to protect themselves from hazards they may encounter. The Environment Health and Safety Department provides the expertise needed to direct efforts towards compliance with environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.
The Environmental Health and Safety Department believes that promoting a sustainable campus makes Xavier University of Louisiana a better place to learn and work. With this in mind, our focus is helping to protect the human, environmental and financial resources needed to fulfill the mission of the University. We believe that this effort boost the morale and productivity of the campus community and creates positive relationships with the University’s customers and stakeholders
The Environmental Health and Safety Department staff keeps abreast of the University’s operations, research, and activities to continuously aid the campus community regarding their responsibility to foresee and manage the risks associated with their operations. We use accident and injury data, chemical use and disposal data, and campus safety inspection/audit report results to direct our loss prevention and regulatory compliance efforts. This data and the changing world of professional standards and government regulations provide the basis for future goals for continual improvement.