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Apotheosis of Washington
Painted in 1865 by Constantino Brumidi, the Apotheosis of Washington in the...

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Guided Tours: Buildings on Capitol Hill
Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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Publications
The Architect of the Capitol annually publishes a wide variety of publications...

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Benjamin Brown French
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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.