working conditions are to be continually monitored
by all employees to ensure safe, efficient working
environments to safeguard employees.
University will not knowingly permit unsafe conditions
to exist, nor will it permit employees to indulge
in unsafe acts. Violations of University rules and
regulations will result in disciplinary action. The
University believes that the safety of employees and
physical property can best be ensured by a meaningful
program that includes participation by all.
employees on the job are frequently more aware of
unsafe conditions than anyone else, they are encouraged
to make recommendations, suggestions, and criticisms
of unsafe conditions to their immediate supervisors
so that they may be addressed and remedied. Supervisors
are responsible for the working conditions within
their department and the University.
should remain alert at all times to dangerous and
unsafe conditions, so that they may recommend corrective
actions, discipline employees who habitually create
or indulge in unsafe practices, assess new or changed
situations for inherent dangers, and follow up on
employee suggestions for corrective action so that
unsafe conditions are not instituted or permitted