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5.03 Safety

Origination date: 10/1/93
Revised: 11/15/06, 03/20/08, 9/21/2018
Applicability: Academic Professionals, Administrators, Classified Staff, Faculty, Service Professionals, Student and Temporary Employees

Policy

This policy sets forth the responsibilities of the University and its employees to promote safety for students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Employer Responsibilities

The University is responsible for providing an environment reasonably free from hazards that may cause illness, injury, or death to employees, students, and visitors. As such, the University will:

Employee Responsibilities

All employees are responsible for maintaining a safe environment through their work and other actions. As such, employees are required to:

Supervisory Responsibilites

All University employees who supervise others are responsible for maintaining a safe work environment by ensuring that:

Procedures

Supervisors or employees who are unsure of safety training requirements for particular jobs should contact the Office of Regulatory Compliance and/or the Safety and Environmental Services department.

Supervisors and/or employees are responsible for contacting the Asbestos Program office at 928-523-6435 prior to performing any work involving existing building materials in order to ensure that no asbestos is disturbed without proper procedures or training. Additional details of the NAU asbestos policy are available at http://www.orc.nau.edu/Asbestos.html.