Risk Management

The mission of Risk Management is to provide an optimally safe and healthy environment while reducing and mitigating the potential for loss to the University. Risk management provides the following services:

  • Construction Health & Safety
  • Fume Hood Evaluation
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Indoor Air Quality Studies
  • Laboratory Commissions & Decommissions
  • Material Safety Data Sheets Collection
  • Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization
  • Quantitative Fit Testing
  • Respiratory Protection Training
  • Safety Trainings
  • Workspace & Laboratory Inspections
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Certificates of Insurance

Policies and Procedures

The University of the District of Columbia is committed to protecting and empowering our students, faculty, and staff with the knowledge and ability to develop policies and procedures that will encourage safe handling methods for hazardous materials.
These written policies and procedures were created by complying with federal and local regulations and by recognizing and evaluating potential health and safety hazards.

Contact Us

Health and Safety Specialist – Alex R. Bako, Director of Risk Management – alex.bako@udc.edu

Phone: 202.274.7482

Fax: 202.274.5866

Main Office: Building 39, 2nd Floor | phone 202.274.5020 | fax 202.274.6300
Office Hours: 8:30am - 5pm, Mon - Fri

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Employees are encouraged to use UDC's portal: myUDC for internal information and communications

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