Welcome to the Office of Safety & Risk Management


Safety and Risk Management is a compliance and operations department for Grambling State University. Safety and Risk Management is to ensure that GSU complies with all Louisiana Office of Risk Management (ORM) regulations by implementing safety program, establishing standards, conducting inspections, and addressing concerns.

The Louisiana Office of Risk Management governs Grambling State University Safety and Risk Management.

MISSION STATEMENT:

Grambling State University Department of Safety and Risk Management goal is to ensure the wellbeing of all faculty, staff, and students providing environmental, health, and safety support to maintain environments conducive to learning and conducting daily functions while meeting all levels of governmental compliance and regulations. In addition, our goal is to mitigate risks; identify and evaluate risk to which the GSU Community is exposed and develop efficient ways to manage the finance associated with those risks.

 

THE TEAM

Dr. John McMahon, Director of Safety and Risk Management

Dr. John McMahon
Director of Safety and Risk Management
mcmahonj@gram.edu 
318.274.2419

 

Edward Marish, Safety and Risk Manager

Edward Marish
Safety and Risk Manager
marishe@gram.edu
318.274.3174

Experienced in Risk Assessments and Investigations. Expert trainer and Lead Building Inspection Coordinator. ORM Loss Prevention Program Trained May 2021

 

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Ewing Collier
Water Treatment and Pipeline Operator
Collier256306@bellsouth.net
318.512.9139

Manages the daily operations of GSU water wells. Protects the water system from contamination. Preforms daily maintenance to assess and maintain system effectiveness.

Safety Training

All employees including student workers and work study students, who are required to climb a ladder on any job at Grambling State University, are required to complete the ladder safety trainings linked below. The videos, courses and exams must be completed and passed with a minimum score of 90 per cent before you are eligible to do work on a ladder. Before being authorized by the Department of Safety and Risk Management proof of your completion and passing must be provided by emailing it to safety@gram.edu or bringing it to the Department of Safety and Risk Management, One Facilities Drive, Room A-12.

Ladder Safety Training | Add Multiple Trainees

Please also provide a copies of your certificates to your department supervisors as well.

Documents:

Forms:

Policies

Monthly Safety Meeting

 

Contact Information:
Dr. John McMahon
Director of Safety and Risk Management
318.274.2419
safety@gram.edu