Environmental, Health and Safety Services

Responsibilities

Occupational health and safety training requirements are required by the Health and Safety Policy, No. 1005. Below is a summary of training responsibilities for faculty, staff, and students.

Departments

Directors and Department Heads must direct individuals, including but not limited to principal investigators, supervisors, regular and temporary employees, visiting professors, and students, to obtain any required safety training before they work with hazardous chemicals, biohazardous agents, radiation, or physical/mechanical hazards in their working or learning environments.

Supervisors

Faculty, Principal Investigators, Supervisors, and Departmental Safety Representatives must require all staff members and students under their direction to attend, and maintain current, required safety training.

Employees/Students

Employees and students exposed to occupational hazards must attend required health and safety training prior to being assigned such tasks.