Buildings & Facilities

Buildings & Facilities

EH&S information and guidance tailored for building and facility managers and directors, operational and technical staff, and trades supervisors and personnel as well as administrative support personnel.

The focus is on the operation and maintenance of the Harvard University physical plant, dedicated to the safety of University personnel, and the protection and compliance of buildings and facilities operations.

Building Renovation
Support for the management of environmental and safety risks during the planning, design, and implementation of renovation projects
Emergency Response
Campus-specific guidance and tools on how to respond to a variety of emergency types
Management of compliance requirements and risks related to the environmental programs applicable to the University
Risk management of food safety, drinking water, pest control, swimming pool safety, and communicable diseases
Information and services to support fire safety measures in Harvard's residential, academic, research, and administrative facilities
Occupational Safety
OSHA and other regulatory/technical information and services to ensure the safety of personnel working, studying, or living at Harvard

Department Contact

Sean Reagan
Director of Operations and Compliance Support Services

Department Update

The Buildings & Facilities group, in conjunction with FMO Fire Services, conducted 100+ emergency evacuation drills ensuring the operability of building alarm/notification systems and the effectiveness of evacuation procedures. Did your alarm ring this past month? 

Did You Know?

There are three Department of Labor (DOL) agencies that have responsibilities in enforcing the laws enacted to protect the safety and health of workers in America. These include the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), and The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).