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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY. Leadership Enhancement And Development. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY. COMMITMENT Executive Management Safety & Health Policies (#38 ,#91,#109,#111, #49 ) Campus Committees Safety and Health Director Regulatory Compliance Programs & Training

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  • Leadership EnhancementAnd Development



Executive Management Safety & Health Policies


Campus Committees

Safety and Health Director Regulatory Compliance

Programs & Training

Supervisor Front Line

Everyone’s ResponsibilityEmployees, faculty, staff, students, visitors

mission statement

The mission of the Environmental Health and Safety office is to support the university community by working with all university members to provide a safe and healthy working, teaching, learning, and living environment. This involves the creation of an atmosphere of environmental health and safety awareness through training and faculty, staff, and student involvement, as well as a commitment to regulatory compliance.



Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

Safety is an integral part of everyone’s job description

the supervisor is the key to safety policy statement 38


The Supervisor is the KEY to Safety(Policy Statement # 38)
  • Location
  • Knowledge
  • Delegating Authority
  • Leadership
  • Respect

why safety
Why Safety?

Regulatory Agencies

Employee Health




accident illness prevention pim 27
Accident & Illness Prevention PIM #27
  • The accident and illness prevention plan is designed to provide an atmosphere of safety and health awareness through training and employee and student involvement.
  • The plan also addresses Facility Inspections, Hazard Assessments, Industrial Hygiene Surveys, Additions/ Changes in Equipment, Processes or Chemicals, Education and Training, Accident Investigation, and Disciplinary Action.
facility inspection
Facility Inspection
  • Campus Facilities are inspected by our office twice a year and once a year by the Department of Insurance.
  • Departments are responsible for correcting reported violations.
industrial hygiene surveys
Industrial Hygiene Surveys
  • Ergonomic Assessments
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Chemicals-Liquids, Gases
  • Biological-Bacterial, Fungal
  • Physical-Radiation, Noise
  • Hazardous Waste-Safe Disposal
education training
Education & Training
  • New employee orientation / checklist
  • Monthly education and training for employees in high accident potential categories
  • Provide copy of Safety & Health Handbook


“Safety Doesn’t Cost: It Pays”

Make a commitment everyday, everywhere, to the safety, health and well-being of the university’s most important asset – ITS PEOPLE !

university training programs
University Training Programs
  • Hazard Communication
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Van Certification
  • Emergency Planning
  • Confined Space
  • Forklift Certification
  • Lockout / Tagout
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Unsafe Acts
  • Workplace Ergonomics
  • Trench and Excavation
  • Slips, Trips, and Falls
  • Safe Lifting/Back Safety
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Forklift Training
  • Hand and Power Tool
  • Fall Protection
  • Fire Extinguisher

accident reporting pim 26
Accident Reporting (PIM #26)
  • All job related injuries or illnesses shall be reported, evaluated, and treated.
  • Each employee has the responsibility for reporting injuries/illnesses immediately to his/her supervisor using the Employee Incident Report.(
employee incident report
Employee IncidentReport
  • The location of the accident:_____
  • The nature of injury:__________
  • The part of body injured:______
  • The injury or occupational disease was caused by (detailed description):
employee incident report1
Employee Incident Report
  • “As I was sitting in my chair, it took off”
  • “Left ring finger smashed by 30 lb dumbbell”
  • “Rusty nail scratched back of ring hand while moving”
  • “I went to exit the door and it slapped me in my face”
  • “I has just gone down the first flight of stairs when the step grabbed my shoe”
medical treatment
Medical Treatment
  • Student Health Center is your primary contact for medical treatment.
  • Employees requiring treatment should be escorted by their supervisor to the medical facility.
  • Should emergency treatment be necessary, call Police and Public safety at 911 for assistance.
incident investigation
  • All occupational injuries/illnesses must be investigated as soon as possible after the occurrence! The employee’s immediate supervisor is responsible for conducting the investigation and documenting findings on Supervisor’s Incident Investigation Report.
  • The immediate supervisor is responsible for notifying the EH&S (x71111) within 24 hours.
  • The EH&S Office monitors all investigation reports.
incident investigation report
Incident Investigation Report
  • Brief Description of Accident:
  • List Unsafe Act, if any:
  • List Unsafe Physical or Mechanical condition, if any:
  • List Hazard Controls in effect at time of Injury Designed to Prevent Injury:
  • Personal Protective Equipment Being Used at Time of Accident: (gloves, safety glasses, goggles, face shield, other
  • Corrective Action Taken or Recommended:
incident investigation report1
Incident Investigation Report
  • “While examining the papers, he walked into the portable ramp”
  • “While exiting an office, his head was down reading and turned and bumped into the overhead TV”
  • “The bottom file drawer was not completely closed and tripped on the edge”
  • “Replacing the hot light and seared the skin on arm”
incident investigation report2
Incident Investigation Report
  • “Leaving office, turned corner and fell over a box that was placed in the hall way”
  • “Slipped and fell on a greasy tile that had been cleaned with the wrong chemical”
what is workers compensation
What is Workers’ Compensation?
  • A program that provides protection for North Carolina employees and employer against loss due to work related injuries or illnesses.
  • Who’s covered?

FT/PT Faculty and Staff

Senior Administrative Officers

Student employees

Temporary employees (Except those contracted through Temporary Agencies).

workers compensation pro gram
Workers'Compensation Program
  • Self-insured employer
  • Third Party Administrator (TPA)
  • The  weekly benefit is equal to 66% (2/3) of the employee's average weekly earnings
  • There is a seven calendar day waiting period where no compensation for lost time will be allowed. 
who plays a role in the wc program
Who plays a role in the WC program?


  • Complete Appropriate Forms
  • Refer for Treatment
  • Forward All Forms to EH&S Office
  • Follow Your Employee’s Work Restrictions
  • Maintain Contact with Your Employee


  • Notify Supervisor Immediately
  • Complete Appropriate Form
  • See Authorized Treating Physician and Return to Work as Instructed
  • Provide Supervisor with Medical Notes/Restrictions
  • Keep in Touch with the Supervisor

Call the WC Administrator With Questions, x71111

  • Please contact the EH&S Office at 7-1111 if you have any question.