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Environmental, Safety, Security, and Health Policy

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is a world leader in scientific research and performs this work in an environmentally responsible and safe manner.

Every employee, contractor, and guest is expected to take personal responsibility for adhering to the following principles:

We protect the environment, conserve resources, and prevent pollution.

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.

We protect people, property, information, computing systems, and facilities.

We protect human health within our boundaries and in the surrounding community.

We achieve and maintain compliance with applicable ESSH requirements.

We maintain open, proactive, and constructive relationships with our employees, neighbors, regulators, DOE, and other stakeholders.

Continual Improvement:

We continually improve ESSH performance.

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