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HSE Policies

Policy Statement

The Johns Hopkins Institution strives to ensure the Hopkins community is a safe, healthy, and environmentally responsible place to work, study and live for faculty, staff, and students.  Members of the Hopkins community must conduct operations in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations, and the Department of Health, Safety and Environment guidelines and standards.

Johns Hopkins Safety Policies

The links below to view the list of policies that can be found in each section. Each policy can be opened and printed individually. Please note, the links below will redirect you to Hopkins Policies Online.

Guidance Documents
Chronological list of updates to HSE policies and guidance documents
Alphabetical listing of policy topics / keywords

Reason for Policy

This policy is intended to help prevent accidents and injuries, increase safety awareness, meet requirements of environmental and occupational health and safety laws and regulations, while reduce institutional liability, and establish safety responsibilities for members of the Hopkins community.

Who Should Read the Policy and What Entities are Affected?

All members (i.e. employees, staff, students, and independent contractors) affiliated with the Johns Hopkins Institution which includes Johns Hopkins Health System, Johns Hopkins Hospital and University (excluding the Applied Physics Laboratory).

Health, Safety, and Environment News and Announcements


Updated Policy - HSE026 - Means of Egress, HSE027 - Decorations (7/23/2014)

Updated Policy - HSE406 - Fire Incident Respnosibilities In JHH (5/22/2014)

Occupational Health - The 2013–2014 Flu Season Is Winding Down (4/14/2014)

NEWS PodcastsRSS

Drive Safely Work Week 2014 (8/19/14)

HSE policies have been moved to the Hopkins Policies Online (HPO) website (7/8/14)


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