Safety, Fire and Environmental Programs is responsible for leading Architect of the Capitol's (AOC) efforts to provide a world-class safety culture, reducing injuries and incidents, and ensuring that the AOC complies with safety, fire and environmental regulations.

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

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Keeping Your Cool at the Capitol

On average, July is the hottest month in Washington, D.C. Excessive heat can lead to sunburn, cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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Skillful Craftmanship

We serve in diverse roles applying both modern techniques and historical tradecrafts in the care and preservation of the Capitol campus.

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