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Mission

The Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) is the Department of Energy’s (DOE) central organization responsible for health, safety, environment, and security; providing corporate-level leadership and strategic vision to coordinate and integrate these vital programs.  HSS is responsible for policy development and technical assistance; safety analysis; corporate safety and security programs; education and training; complex-wide independent oversight; and enforcement.  The Chief Health, Safety and Security Officer advises the Deputy Secretary and the Secretary on all matters related to health, safety and security across the complex.