Environmental, Safety, Security, and Health Policy
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This document is a statement of Brookhaven National Laboratory's (BNL)
Environmental, Safety, Security, and Health (ESSH) policy. BNL is a world
leader in scientific research and performs this work in an environmentally
responsible and safe manner.
I expect every employee, contractor, and guest to take personal
responsibility for adhering to the following principles:
Environment: We protect the environment, conserve
resources, and prevent pollution.
Safety: We maintain a safe workplace and we plan our
work and perform it safely. We take responsibility for the safety
of ourselves, coworkers, and guests.
Security: We protect people, property, information,
computing systems, and facilities.
Health: We protect human health within our boundaries
and in the surrounding community.
Compliance: We achieve and maintain compliance with
applicable ESSH requirements.
Community: We maintain open, proactive, and constructive
relationships with our employees, neighbors, regulators, DOE, and other stakeholders.
Continual Improvement: We continually improve ESSH
In addition to my annual review of BNL's progress on ESSH goals and
adherence to this policy, I invite all interested parties to provide me with
input on our performance relative to this policy, and the policy itself.
Doon Gibbs, Director
April 15, 2013
Last Modified: May 15, 2014
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