The University of Tennessee Policies on Safety and Health

SUBJECT: L. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

EFFECTIVE: 3/15/86

Each location, campus or health care facility shall establish a program to provide for the protection of the environment of the location and its surrounding areas so as to prevent impairment to the atmosphere, aquifer and surface.

It shall be the responsibility of each location, campus or health care facility to establish a program utilizing available resources in the compliance with good practice in industrial hygiene, sanitation and food services and preparation. The Campus SO shall act as the location's consultant and as a resource in matters relating to compliance with applicable codes, regulations, and laws relating to environmental safety and health and hygiene matters, performing such inspections as may be necessary or required in cooperation with local and state agencies.

It shall also be the responsibility of the Campus SO to determine for his/her location, campus or health care facility any need to acquire necessary license, permit or similar authorization (other than radioactive materials license) relating to environmental safety and health and hygiene matters. The Campus SO must work with others as may be appropriate in the securing and maintaining of such licenses, permits or similar authorization.