Stewards of the iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

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The painting of the Surrender of Lord Cornwallis  by John Trumbull.
The painting Surrender of Lord Cornwallis by John Trumbull is on display in the...

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Snapshot of a crowd of people on a guided tour through the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol
Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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Photo of the U.S. Capitol Building, West Front, Early April 2014.
A multi-phased project designed to address deferred maintenance, extend the...

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The figure of Liberty in the Apotheosis of George Washington is depicted wearing a Liberty Cap
The liberty cap was the symbol of freedom and liberty commonly used in the 19th...

Safety, Fire and Environmental Programs

Close up detail of a Fire of an AOC fire extinguisher

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 commitment to safety.