Workplace Safety

The campuswide Workplace Safety Program serves as the university’s central program for creating a safe and healthful work environment. 

Handling/Transporting/Storing Fuel Container

Department of Recreational Sports
2004
Recreational Sports - Maintenance Handling/Transporting/Storing a Fuel Container or Hazardous Chemicals 5 gallon gas containers

Exposure to chemicals can result in acute or long-time health effects. Touching, picking up, or moving a fuel container can be hazardous to a responder. A fuel container can be touched, picked up, and/or moved after assessment and conclusion that it poses no imminent danger to the person handling the item.

Handling/Transporting/...

Recreational Sports - Maintenance Operating the Floor Cleaning Machine

Department of Recreational Sports
2004

Close-toed shoes must be worn to protect feet. Latex or surgical gloves must also be worn to avoid direct contact with chemicals and to protect hands.

Moving/Lifting Heavy Objects

Department of Recreational Sports
2004

Recreational Sports - Operations: Moving/Lifting Heavy Objects

Before moving or lifting any heavy object, always assess its weight in the context of your own strength. Wear a back brace to provide additional support for the lower back.

Hand Operated Power Tools

Department of Recreational Sports
2004

Using Hand-Operated Power Tools Recreational Sports - Maintenance

General Precaution: Eye protection must always be worn.

Using The Dryer

Department of Recreational Sports
2004

Recreational Sports - Operations
Using The Dryer

Using Ladders, Building Operations

ASUC Auxiliary
2005

ASUC Auxiliary Building Operations Using Ladders

Using Hand-Operated Power Tools, Building

ASUC Auxiliary
2005

Using Hand-Operated Power Tools, ASUC Auxiliary – Building Operations

General Precaution: Eye protection must always be worn.

Pressure Washing

Facilities Services
2020

Facilities Services Pressure Washing

Sump Pump Maintenance & Replacement

Facilities Services
2020

Facilities Services Sump Pump Maintenance & Replacement

Operating Pickup Trucks & Stake Beds

Facilities Services
2020

Facilities Services Operating Pickup Trucks and Stake Beds