Health & Safety: Introduction

The campus is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for its faculty, staff, and students. You play a special role in making sure this commitment is carried out. You are the front-line expert who best knows your workplace, the employees, and the demands they face. Therefore, you play a critical role in identifying possible health and safety problems in your workplace.

You are a key link to campus resources which have been set up to handle workplace health and safety issues. While you are not expected to know everything about workplace health and safety issues, you should know when and how to use campus resources.

You are a role model and motivator for employees in your department. The importance you place on workplace health and safety issues is conveyed to them by your actions as well as your words.