Occupational Safety

Welcome to the portion of the website that covers the requirements for all employees set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA’s main goal is to protect you the employee from harm due to unsafe and/or unhealthful working conditions. OSHA is a federal government agency established in 1971. The OSHA 101 tab of this section will give you a much clearer idea of OSHA’s mission and the goal of Baylor University to provide safe and healthful working conditions for everyone. For ease of navigation, we have grouped the information into three categories.

OSHA 101- General overview of what the Occupational Safety and Health Administration means to you as an employee. It is important to understand how and why this federal agency came to be, what it does, how it affects you, and how the Baylor OSHA Manager is here to help everyone in his or her areas of involvement.

Programs, Policies, and Guidelines- Information on the areas of compliance within the OSHA General Industry standard that Baylor University and all of its employees must comply with are in this section.

Training- Rigorous training requirements are a part of working safely. Computer based training is vital resource that is utilized to get this accomplished. This section explains what training modules are necessary for all employees. Classroom training sessions are also available, as needed, however necessary hands-on training is the responsibility of supervisory employees in each department campus wide.