Workplace Health and Safety

Many federal, state, and local laws apply to the safety and health of employees at the University. These laws, are administered by the federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and their state and municipal counterparts. Compliance with these laws is very important, and is overseen by the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.

You play an important part in the goal of maximizing work place safety. You should report any concerns regarding unsafe conditions or practices to your supervisor, and to the University's Director of Environmental Health & Safety at extension 9-7838.