Risk Management receives National Safety Council award

Author: Arlette Saenz


The University of Notre Dames Risk Management and Safety Department has received an award of merit in an annual competition sponsored by the Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Division of the National Safety Council.

Competing in the Complete Safety Program category, the Universitys campus safety program was deemed an outstanding program that meets rigorous criteria set forth for environmental, health and safety programs at colleges and universities.The award honors institutions that strive for excellence in designing and implementing safety, health and environmental programs that incorporate novel and/or germane techniques while still meeting regulations.

The Complete Safety Program award was evaluated in the categories of administrative leadership, safety organization and programs, safety training, accident and injury prevention and core services such as radiation safety and hazardous waste management.

Notre Dames program was one of three universities to receive the award, along with theHong KongUniversityof Science&Technology and theUniversityofSouthern California.

The Risk Management and Safety Department provides service and professional advice in the areas of safety, occupational health, environmental protection and risk management.

_ Contact: Bob Zerr, director of risk management and safety, at 574-631-5037, Zerr.1@nd.edu

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