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Environmental Health & Safety

April safety tip:lifting safely

Safety tip: slips, trips and falls

Slips, trips and falls are the most frequent accidents leading to personal injury. They can result in head injuries, back injuries, broken bones, sprained muscles, or cuts and lacerations.

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Safety tip: lifting safely

Proper lifting technique and appropriate planning is critical to back safety and preventing lifting injuries.

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About

The EHS Committee consists of management and employee representatives who have an interest in the general promotion of safety and health at Green River Community College.  The committee serves as an advisory group to the administration and is responsible for making recommendations on how to improve safety and health in the work place.  The committee has been charged with the responsibility to define problems and remove obstacles to accident prevention; identify hazards and recommend corrective actions; help identify employee safety training needs; and establish accident investigation procedures for the College.

The committee meets the first Monday of each month from 2 - 3 p.m. in the AD Boardroom.  For meetings that fall on the first day of a new quarter, the committee will meeting the following Monday.

The EHS is governed by Washington Administrative Code, which requires state workplaces to establish a committee of appointed and elected representatives to communicate and evaluate safety and health issues brought up in the workplace.

Meetings/Minutes

The committee meets the first Monday of each month from 2 - 3 p.m. in the AD Boardroom.  For meetings that fall on the first day of a new quarter, the committee will meet the following Monday.

Green River employees may find EHS meeting minutes and agendas may be found in the Enviormental Health and Safety Committee folder on the N drive.

If you are not an employee of Green River Community College and would like to review the agenda or minutes from our EHS committee please fill out our Public Records Request form

Contact

Environmental, Health and Safety Committee

Contact EHS 
Email: ehs@greenriver.edu

Campus Safety
In person: Administration Building 
Phone: 253-288-3350 or extension 3350 or 2250 
Email: safetydispatch@greenriver.edu

To report an accident or near-miss, contact Human Resources
In person: Human Resources Building 
Phone: 253-833-9111, ext. 2599
Email: tturner@greenriver.edu