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Health and Safety Council

The Health and Safety Council reports to the cabinet through the Vice President of Operations. Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 296-800-130 requires the establishment of a safety council to communicate and evaluate safety and health issues identified by the council or by employees in the workplace. In doing so, the council will:

  • Provide the Environmental Health and Safety Manager supportive assistance in the development of university–wide safety and health policies and procedures
  • Provide the Environmental Health and Safety Manager assistance in identifying unsafe conditions and practices
  • Evaluate the CWU workplace accident and illness prevention program and discuss recommendations for improvement.

Council Charter


Council Members as of January 22, 2020

Member Name Contact
Faculty Senate Representative CHAIR, Jennifer Serne x1067
Faculty Senate Representative Jeff Penick x3669
Civil  Service PSE Ian Seiler x1307
Civil Service WFSE Kerry Neubauer x2667
Civil Service WFSE Vacant  
Civil Service Non-Represented Otto Bach x2026
Exempt Employee Pat Coffey x3423
Associated Student of CWU Representative Derek Sibbald  
Emergency Management Jason Berthon-Koch x2627
Human Resources Stephen Sarchet x1286
Facilities Management Vince Foley x2141
College Safety Committee Representative Jerald Dougherty x3274
College Safety Committee Representative Mark Young  
Environmental Health & Safety Katie Litzenberger x2255


 


Upcoming meetings – Meetings occur monthly, on the Third Wednesday of the Month in Hogue, room 300N at 3:00 pm.  All CWU faculty, staff, students, and members of the community are welcome to attend.  To have a safety issue or concern placed on the meeting agenda, please contact the council chair Jennifer Serne at jennifer.serne@cwu.edu or x1067.


Reporting an Unsafe Condition or Accident

If you observe an unsafe condition or experience an accident at CWU:

Fill out the accident report or unsafe condition report on the CWU Environmental Health & Safety website.

 


Meeting Documents 2020

Minutes | Agenda - February 19th

Minutes | Agenda - January 22nd

 


Meeting Documents 2019

Minutes | Agenda  - November 20th

Minutes | Agenda  - October 17th

Minutes | Agenda  - September 18th

Minutes | Agenda  - August 21st

Minutes | Agenda  - July 17th

Minutes | Agenda  - June 15th

Minutes | Agenda  - May 15th

Minutes | Agenda  - April 15th

Minutes | Agenda  - January 24th

 


 

Meeting Documents 2018

Minutes | Agenda - November 15th

Minutes | Agenda - October 25th

Minutes | Agenda - June 29th

 

Minutes | Agenda - May 23rd

Minutes | Agenda - April 25th

Minutes | Agenda - February 28th

Handouts
OSHA 200 Log 2017
Revised CWUP 2-40-140

Minutes | Agenda - January 24th

Handouts
2017 Fire Inspection
Loss Trends


Meeting Documents 2017

Minutes | Agenda - November 29th
Minutes | Agenda - October 25th
Minutes | Agenda - September 27th
Minutes | Agenda - August 23
Minutes | Agenda - July 26
Minutes | Agenda - May 24
Minutes Agenda - April 26
MinutesAgenda - March 29
MinutesAgenda - February 22
MinutesAgenda - January 25

 


Meeting Documents 2016


Meeting Documents 2015


Meeting Documents 2014


Planning Documents

WAC 296-800-130, Core Rules Regarding Safety Committees

EH&S Information


Related Policies and Procedures - links coming soon

Contact
Kevin DeWitt, 509-963-2252,  Kevin.DeWitt@cwu.edu

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