WSU’s Safety & Health Program
The overall program consists of the Safety Policies and Procedures Manual, Occupational Health & Safety administered programs, and department level safety and health programs. The goal of these programs is controlling exposures to chemical, physical and biological hazards to prevent occupational injuries and illnesses.
Each department’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?