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Visitors can tour many highlights on Capitol Hill without registering.

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Building, Infrastructure, People The Architect of the Capitol is committed to...

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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.