Colby Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) program organizes all written programs and policies by primary focus and degree of regulatory requirement.  The CEHSPPP system is an effort to standardize and document all Colby specific environmental and safety programs under a consistent written format easily accessible to all Colby employees and students.  Every effort is made to keep the online documentation current.  To verify contact the EHS Director for the most current document revision.

CEHSPPPs apply to all employees, students, departments, and facilities as specified in each CEHSPPP.  CHESPPPs have been organized based on the following nomenclature:

  • CEHS Programs (CEHS-PR): Colby Environmental Health and Safety Programs document regulatory required programs or written plans.
  • CEHS Procedures (CEHS-PC): Colby Environmental Health and Safety Procedures document Colby written plans to manage regulatory requirements at Colby but are not required by regulation.
  • CEHS Policies (CEHS-PL): Colby Environmental Health and Safety Policies document Colby specific requirements or guidelines in regards to maintaining a safe, sustainable, environmentally friendly campus.  CEHS-PL are specific to Colby and not always related to or required by specific regulations.
  • Acronym Arrangement: CEHS-PR/PC/PL-S/H/E +document number
    • CEHS-Colby Environmental Health and Safety
    • PR: Program (regulatory required written plans)
    • PC: Procedure (regulatory related, not required)
    • PL: Policy (Colby management guideline)
    • S: Safety to address acute hazards to life and health
    • H: Health to address chronic long term risks to life and health
    • E: Environmental management practice



CEHSPPP Number CEHSP Title Type Revision Date Author
CEHS-PR-S01 Energy Control Program (LOTO) Program F 7/2018 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PR-S02 Confined Space Entry Program G 2/2021 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PR-H03 Respirator Protection Program H 6/2021 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PR-S04 Hazardous Communication Program Program F 2/2021 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PR-H05 Hearing Conservation Procedure Program G 3/2021 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PR-E07 Hazardous Waste Contingency Plan Program E 3/2021 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PR-H08 Radiation Program Program D 9/2018 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PR-H09 Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Program Program A 8/2018 Wade Behnke



CEHSPPP Number CEHSP Title Type Revision Date Author
CEHS-PC-S01 UAS Operators Procedure Procedure B 8/2018 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PC-S02 Electrical Safety Procedure, Qualified Employees Procedure A 11/2018 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PC-S03 Laboratory Hood Maintenance Procedure A 9/2018 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PC-S04 Fall Protection Procedure A Draft Wade Behnke
CEHS-PC-S05 Identifying Underground Services Procedure A Draft Wade Behnke
CEHS-PC-S06 How Work Procedure Procedure A 10/2019 Wade Behnke



CEHSPPP Number CEHSP Title Type Revision Date Author
CEHS-PL-S01 Johnson Pond Winter Use Policy B 7/2018 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PL-S02 Tag Program Policy A 7/2018 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PL-S03 Workers Compensation Policy C 5/2019 Wade Behnke
CEHS-PL-S04 Mechanical Room Safety Policy A 12/2019  Wade Behnke