Occupational Hygiene & Safety

The Occupational Hygiene & Safety Division coordinates the programs for evaluating, controlling, or eliminating both health and safety hazards in the workplace.

In addition to the programs on the menu, OHS Division -

  • Performs audits covering diverse occupational exposures. The audit process includes a hazard assessment followed by a review of policies and training related to the identified hazards.
  • Conducts investigations of employee accidents related to equipment, grounds and safety awareness
  • Assists in the design, testing and evaluation of engineered safety devices and controls
  • Reviews and clears animal research protocols
  • Provides input in the design phase of new building construction