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University Compliance

Environmental Safety & Health

GVSU Laboratory Safety Program

University Compliance Network Contact:

Jim Seufert, Laboratory Safety Specialist, Chemical Hygiene Officer, Biosafety Officer, Radiation Safety Officer, x18628

Representative Compliance Areas:

Chemical safety, radiation protection, controlled substances, lab safety, hazardous waste, OSHA/MIOSHA regulations, personal protective equipment, bloodborne pathogens, respiratory protection, lab safety training.

Helpful Resources:

Under the direction of Jim Seufert, the Laboratory Safety Program supports the effort to provide a safe laboratory environment to Grand Valley's employees, students and visitors. The comprehensive Laboratory Safety website also serves as a portal to sites for related programs:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Biosafety
  • Field Studies
  • Art & Design Safety
  • Laser
  • Controlled Substances
  • Shop Safety
  • IACUC
  • HRRC
  • FAcilities SAfety

School of Engineering Lab Safety

GVSU Contacts:

Ryan Aldridge, Lab Supervisor for Kennedy Hall of Engineering, 16766

Jerry Smant, Lab Supervisor for Keller Engineering Building, x17269

Representative Compliance Areas:

Lab safety, chemical safety, hazardous waste, OSHA/MIOSHA regulations, personal protective equipment, bloodborne pathogens, respiratory protection, lab safety training.

Helpful Resources:

Laboratory Safety & Resources pages within the School of Engineering website provide the information that includes:

  • Laboratory Safety and Procedures PowerPoint
  • "Missed Lab Safety Talk"
  • Safety Policy and Procedures
  • Laboratory Safety and Chemical Hygiene
  • GVSU Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Database
  • GVSU Laboratory Safety Information
  • Access Card Registration

Additional contact information for the laboratory supervisors is also listed.


Art and Design Health and Safety

Specialized safety information for Art and Design facilities is available on the Art and Design Health and Safety  website.

GVSU Contacts:

Art and Design Office, x13486

3-D Technician Office, x13615

Representative Compliance Areas:

Chemical safety, lab safety, hazardous waste, OSHA/MIOSHA regulations, personal protective equipment, bloodborne pathogens, respiratory protection, lab safety training.

Helpful Resources:

Along with a link to the Laboratory Safety Program references, the Health and Safety website includes a document with safety information applicable to Art and Design classroom spaces and materials.


Safety Management

University Compliance Network Contact:

David Cox, Safety Manager, x13083

Representative Compliance Areas:

Safety training, environmental protection and planning, fire safety, hazardous waste, industrial hygiene (indoor air quality, mold, asbestos), OSHA/MIOSHA regulations.

Helpful Resources:

Environmental Safety & Health is "a dedicated team providing technical skills and resources to create a safe and healthy environment for our students, staff, and all others who visit our campus."  As a department within Facilities Services, safety management staff provide specialized training for those both operating and using facilities.  Resources posted on the Environmental Safety & Health site include:

  • Environmental
  • Health
  • Safety

Online safety training for Facilities Services employees is available on the Facilities Services website.

Procurement Services

GVSU Contact:

Kim Patrick, Director of Procurement Services, x12280

Helpful Resources:

Refer to the Procurement Services website for additional information related to environmental safety and health:

 

 



 

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