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Employee Safety

  • Last Updated: 09/12/2012
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Policy Statement

Refer to the Policy Procedures section.

Procedures

The University shall establish a comprehensive program of employee safety to ensure that employees are provided safe working conditions and that every employee performing hazardous work assignments receives safety training on a regularly scheduled basis. New employees receive basic Hazard Communication "Right to Know" training as part of the Onboarding System. Departments are responsible for providing specific safety training as necessary.

Additional Contacts

Also, see the Environmental Safety Division section.

Responsibilities

Responsible University Senior Administrator:  Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Policy Owner: hrweb@uga.edu

Policy Contact: Sige Burden

Phone Number: 706-542-9231