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University Policies


Safety Policies

Southwestern University is committed to providing a recognized safe and healthy campus workplace. Faculty, staff, students, and contractors should practice the highest degree of concern for health and safety issues.

It is the University’s policy to promote and support the health and safety program in order to prevent occupational injury, illness and financial loss to the institution. Health and safety related concerns from the campus community are considered important. If an employee has a question about a safety program, contact the Safety Officer.

It is important to review the safety policies and participate in all applicable safety programs including, but not limited to:

  • Emergency Response Plan
  • Fire Safety Policy
  • Accident Prevention Program
  • Youth Interaction Policy
  • Specific Safety Programs
  • Hazard Communication Program - Formal classroom training required (contact Safety Officer)
  • Vehicle Safety Program - Formal classroom training required (contact Safety Officer)
  • Personal Protective Equipment - Formal classroom training required (contact Safety Officer)
  • Hazard Assessment Program - Formal classroom training required (contact Safety Officer)
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Program - Formal classroom training required (contact Safety Officer)
  • Hazardous Waste Program - Formal classroom training required (contact Safety Officer)
  • Child Sitting Policy
  • Golf Cart Safety Policy

Safety Policies are available for review at www.southwestern.edu/safety.