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SHEM - Safety, Health, and Environmental Management

The SHEM program is the REE mission area's plan to effect optimal achievement of error-free, and therefore accident-free, task performance that involves employee, machine, and environmental relationships.

Safety Committee Charter

SHEM Goals

Safety Committee Brochure

Lab Door Safety Committe Notification

West Lafayette SHEM Committee members:

  • Amber Crumley - LEO and Chair
  • Dennis Bucholtz - Chemical Hygiene Officer
  • Heng-Wei Cheng - Member: LBRU
  • Marcos Rostagno - Bio-safety Officer
  • Steve Scofield - Radiation Protection Officer
  • Brenda Hofmann - Member: NSERL
  • Jean Galbraith - Member: CPPCRU
  • Andrea Hargarten - Member: CPPCRU
  • Terri Hughes - Member: CPPCRU
  • Jan Overton - Ad Hoc Member

Employee Training

OSHA Training Requirements- New Employee Orientation, Safety Representatives, Managers, Supervisors, and Employees

    Training Videos:


Safety Policy and Guidance

Other Contacts and Information

Business Continuity Plan

Midwest Area SHEM Website

ARS SHEM Website

SHEM Guidance and Programs

Other Web Links

Public Inquiries

Purdue University Emergency Preparedness Site

Purdue University Emergency Procedures Handbook

West Lafayette Location Hazardous Weather Dismissal Plan

The Handbook of Indiana Off-Road Vehicle Laws

Where can I ride an ATV legally on county roads in Indiana?

Last Modified: 7/22/2013