Environmental Health & Safety


The mission of Environmental Health & Safety is to promote safety and protection of human and physical assets of Central Michigan University.


Environmental Health & Safety strives to ensure the campus of Central Michigan University is a safe place to work, learn, and visit. The success of the department in fulfilling its responsibilities requires close coordination with, and cooperation from the University community.


Environmental Health & Safety implements and provides leadership in planning and organizing programs to ensure a safe campus environment, including:

  • Identifying and analyzing health, environmental, and safety exposures.
  • Monitoring workplace compliance with environmental, health, and safety related state and federal regulations.
  • Developing and managing campus emergency preparedness, fire, and severe weather safety.
  • Training in occupational health, safety, and environmental areas, as required by state and federal regulations.
  • Investigating accidental injuries and property damage losses.


Dan Koefoed

Interim Manager, Environmental Health & Safety/Emergency Management
Email: koefo1ds@cmich.edu
Phone: (989) 774-2770

Grant Clarkson

Coordinator, Environmental Health & Safety
Email: clark2gr@cmich.edu
Phone: (989) 774-3806

Jaclyn Godley
Administrative Secretary, Environmental Health & Safety

Email: godle1jc@cmich.edu
Phone: (989) 774-7398

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Fire Safety and Evacuation Training

CMU is a

  • StormReady helps develop communications and safety skills needed to save lives and property.

  • For more information on StormReady University, please visit the StormReady University page on the CMU Police webpage.

OSHA's Top 10 Violations

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has published a list of the top 10 safety and compliance violations. Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety would encourage employees to review the document below. Everyone is a risk manager and by being aware we can promote safety for the CMU community. If your department would like training or more information on these topics you can contact our office at 989-774-7398. 

OSHA top 10-1.pdf

This website is for your reference and guidance - If you require more information please contact the Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety Department directly at (989) 774-7398 or ENVIRONMENTAL@cmich.edu.