University Safety Council

As part the University's Environmental and Occupational Safety Management System (EOSMS), Kennesaw State University (KSU) has established a University Safety Council (USC) to provide guidance and recommendations on environmental and occupational safety (EOS) matters while ensuring effective participation by KSU employees at all levels of the organization.

USC Charter

The USC provides a University-level consultative forum and clearing house for common discussions and coordination of activities of the University's safety committees in all matters pertaining to safety on campus.

USC Structure
USC Structure

Safety Committees

The USC is comprised of safety committees representing academic colleges and administrative units across the campus who ensure effective participation in the EOSMS by KSU employees at various levels of the organization. The roles of Safety Committees include:

  • Help identify hazards and risks and possible control measures in University's operations and participate in the implementation of identified control measures.
  • Participate and provide input in safety inspections, job hazard analysis, incident investigation, procedure development and safety training development.
  • Listen and evaluate employees' safety suggestions and/or concerns and seve as a good example for safety.

Committee members consist of volunteers from the respective Colleges/Departments, with a representative from EHS participating in each committee to provide technical guidance.

USC representatives for each committee are commonly referred to as Safety Chairs. The responsibilities of a Safety Chair are to:

  • Help develop and implement the University's EOSMS.
  • Maintain an environment that is conducive to the safety, health, and well-being of the University community.

Safety Committee Chairs

  • Affiliation
  • Bagwell College of Education
    Connie Lane
  • Coles College of Business
    Ron Bullock
  • College of Architecture and Construction Management
    Rachel Kidd-Chancey
  • College of the Arts
    Jordan Wardach
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Jan Phillips
  • College of Computing and Software Engineering
    Dr. Hossain Shahriar
  • College of Continuing and Professional Education
    Chris Page
  • College of Health and Human Services
    Dr. Brian Kliszczewicz
  • College of Science and Math
    Ben Huck
  • College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
    Dr. Cameron Coates
  • Athletics
    Travis Glasgow
  • Campus Services
    Jan Wilson
  • Department of Sports and Recreation
    Brandon McLain
  • Events and Venue Management
    Joe Skopitz
  • Facilities
    Donald Spencer
  • Housing Operations
    Caleb Lee
  • Sports Stadium
    Zach Kerns
  • Campus Life
    Jennifer Tesch
  • Division of Global Affairs
    Erin Rasche