Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...


AOC employee working on touching up columns in Statuary Hall
Next time you're in Statuary Hall on the second floor of the U.S. Capitol...

Who We Are

Safety, Fire and Environmental Programs

Safety, Fire and Environmental Programs (SFEP) is responsible for ensuring that Architect of the Capitol (AOC) complies with safety, fire and environmental regulations.

SFEP establishes safety policy, conducts oversight and coordinates emergency planning and preparedness. SFEP also serves as the AOC's point of contact with external regulatory agencies for occupational safety and health, fire protection and environmental matters.