GENERAL WORKPLACE SAFETY
Environmental Health and Safety
Unit administrators are responsible for ensuring that employees are aware of current applicable University and departmental safety policies and procedures. Likewise, unit administrators are to ensure that employees are aware of applicable state and/or federal regulations and codes when circumstances warrant.
Departmental Safety Orientation
The immediate supervisor orients and trains individuals undertaking new job responsibilities. Such individuals include:
- New employees
- Part-time and temporary employees
- Those assigned new job responsibilities
The orientation occurs on the first day of employment in the new job.
Supervisors determine the need and timing for repeat training.
Safety Orientation Checklist
The immediate supervisor instructs the new employee regarding job safety requirements following the Safety Orientation Checklist. Print the master or complete onscreen and print for copies of the form. The supervisor and employee sign the checklist. The department places the signed checklist in the employee’s personnel file.