Environmental Health & Safety Workplace Safety
WSU’s Safety & Health Program
The program comprises the Safety Policies and Procedures Manual, college, department and area safety and health programs, and Occupational Health & Safety administered programs. These programs help control exposures to chemical, physical and biological hazards and prevent occupational injuries and illnesses.
Each college’s, department’s and/or area’s role in the University’s overall safety and health program involves developing and implementing an Accident Prevention Program. Additionally, Work Specific Safety and Health Programs, a Laboratory Safety Program and a Student Safety Program might be needed based on the activities performed by the department.
Safety Committees’ Role
Safety Committees play a vital role as part of the University’s overall program by promoting and supporting their department’s safety and health programs and providing an employee forum for safety.
Environmental Health & Safety’s Role
EH&S’s Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) program promotes and supports the University’s overall safety and health program.
OH&S primary role is to assists departments, employees and safety committees in implementing policies, programs and procedures by providing a number of Safety and Health Services and Resources.
How do I:
- Report a Hazard?
- Report an Injury?
- Request an Ergonomic Evaluation?
- Report an Indoor Air Quality Concern?
- Find out more about WSU’s Occupational Health and Safety Services and Resources?