SHEM Information for the USDA ARS - Madison, Wisconsin Location
Location Safety, Health & Environmental Management Information
The information contained at this site is provided by the SHEM Committee for the use of employees at the Madison, Wisconsin location of the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. This material has been reviewed and is accurate to the best of our knowledge. Use by any other persons is at your own risk.
In compliance of the President’s Executive Order on Executive and Agency Action to Support Community Preparedness and Response to the 2009-H1N1 Influenza Pandemic:
It is the policy of the Madison, Wisconsin ARS Location to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and customers during the 2009-H1N1 influenza pandemic by: (1) Taking action to slow the spread of disease by providing educational materials and website links, posting precautions in hygiene and provide for the use of personal protection items (Kleenex, hand sanitizers, gloves and masks) in our federal facilities and (2) ensure the Continuity of Operations (COOP), maintain critical infrastructure, and minimize the impact of the influenza pandemic on the essential functions of this Location.
All employees are required to complete the EMS training for the location. New employees need to contact Laura Jones, the Location Environmental Officer once they have received their e-Authentication credentials and the affiliated EMS and SHEM training modules will be added to their AgLearn program.
Public Visitor Protection Program - New and developing requirements from USDA and ARS Homeland Security offices require tracking and accountability for all visitors on USDA properties. Visitation may be limited. Please contact the Secretary of the respective Management Unit being visited for specific details and check-in procedures.
Hard copies of materials are found in the Location's Administrative Office and available upon request from the Location Environmental Officer.
Safety Training Information
AgLearnNOTE: New employees need to contact Laura Jones, the Location Environmental Officer once they have received their e-Authentication credentials and the affiliated EMS and SHEM training modules will be added to their AgLearn program.