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3.13 - Health and Safety Policy

The University is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for the entire University community and complying with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to occupational and environmental safety.

It is the responsibility of all University faculty, staff, and students to follow safe working practices, obey health and safety rules and regulations, and work in a way that protects their health and that of others and does no harm to the environment.

The comprehensive policy is found in the OUHSC Faculty Handbook. (Section 5.8)

3.13.1 - Environmental Health and Safety Guide

A comprehensive guide has been developed for students outlining safety and health practices and environmental protection procedures established on the OUHSC campus which includes how to obtain information about the products and chemicals they may be working with, methods to prevent injuries, chemical exposures, spills, and emergency procedures.

Contact the Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHSO) at (405) 271-3000 or view the guide on the EHSO website.

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