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Environmental Management Assistance Program

Worker Health and Safety

All businesses must comply with the regulations of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA).

Issues related to worker health and safety affect every business. The following are the most frequently cited OSHA standards. Click on the associated links to find additional information:

OSHA Consultation Program at IUP

In Pennsylvania, small businesses can receive free assistance with their health and safety needs through the OSHA Consultation Program located a the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  

Jeremy Hancher is the EMAP Program Manager located at the Widener University SBDC.  He holds over 15 years of experience in environmental compliance, environmental policy, and program management.  He is proud to be the team lead of the award-winning EMAP program which provides free and confidential environmental assistance to the Pennsylvania small business community in fulfillment of the requirements of the Pennsylvania Air Pollution Control Act and Section 507 of the federal Clean Air Act.
In 2015, Jeremy was part of the team effort when EMAP was recognized by US EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy for Outstanding Accomplishments by a State Small Business Environmental Assistance Provider in Providing Technical Environmental Assistance to the Small Business Community. Jeremy holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and a certificate from the Wharton School.