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Environmental Compliance Officer (ECO) Role profile

Responsible
To Head of School/College/Professional Service

Objectives

  • To act as liaison between the School/College/Professional Service and the OSHE Unit.
  • To be an ex-officio member of the School/College/Professional Service Safety, Health and Environment Committee.
  • To maintain environmental documentation relating to the School/Professional Service SHE Management system (including: identification of environmental aspects and inclusion within HAZMAP, involvement in setting School/College/Directorate objectives and targets, maintenance of School/Directorate environmental register).
  • To follow an appropriate programme of development including participating in training and awareness sessions so that an appropriate standard of environmental sustainability knowledge is maintained.
  • To provide general environmental sustainability advice, or where appropriate to refer members of the School/College/Professional Service to the OSHE Unit.
  • To disseminate environmental sustainability information and reports to appropriate members of School/College/Professional Service staff and students.
  •  Act as a contact for information and training related to ESDGC (Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship).
  • Liaise with the School/College/Professional Service Safety Committee to review environmental sustainability procedures within the School/College/Professional Service.

Suggested guide time for ECO roles 1-2 hours per week depending on the size of the School/College/Professional Service.

For further information on the ECO role, please contact: