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Environmental Health & Safety

Keeping It Safe: Living, Working, and Learning at LU

The Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Department is committed to making the living, working, and learning environment at Liberty University safe. It’s our goal to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries/illnesses and financial losses for the university community.

EHS also oversees compliance with local, state, and federal agencies to ensure that policies and regulations are followed.

EHS Responsibilities

  • Fire Safety
  • Hazard Communication
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Occupational and Construction Safety
  • Regulatory Compliance

Training for Staff, Faculty, and Students

Participate in our training courses and get equipped with the knowledge you need to improve your work environment.

Register here for Online Training Courses!       Course Registration

See the Did You Know? safety announcement for details on accessing our self-paced video training. (MyLU log-in required to access all Safety Announcements.)


Department Staff

  • Director of EHS:  Greg Bennett
  • Office Manager:  Dana Burgess
  • Senior Occupational Safety Coordinator:  Andy Smith
  • Occupational Safety Specialists:
    • Jon Perkins
  • Senior Occupational Safety Compliance Policy & Training Officer
    • Bob Drane
  • Senior Fire Code & Life Safety Compliance Officer
    • Warren Peters
  • Senior  Fire & Life Safety Technician:  Ricky Mayberry
  • Fire and Life Safety Technician: Jeff Kirtz


(434) 582-3389

3552 Young Place Lynchburg, VA  24501

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