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Martin Luther King, Jr. Bust
The bust of Martin Luther King, Jr has been on display in the Capitol Rotunda...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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AOC Receives Historic Preservation Award
The Architect of the Capitol strives to perform all work at a high level of...

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Ari Novy
The Architect of the Capitol announces the selection of Dr. Ari Novy as...

Safety, Fire and Environmental Programs

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The Safety, Fire and Environmental Programs (SFEP) is responsible for ensuring AOC’s compliance with safety, fire and environmental laws and regulations. SFEP, comprised of the Safety and Environmental and Fire Marshal Divisions, establishes policy, conducts oversight and coordinates emergency planning and preparedness. The SFEP is the primary point of contact with external regulatory agencies for AOC’s occupational safety and health, fire protection and environmental matters.

Learn more about AOC's committment to safety.