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Saturday classes at the Bowling Green campus will proceed as scheduled. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks.

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games have been rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert


Environmental Health and Safety - Occupational Safety and Health

Occupational Safety and Health


Fall Prevention    Indoor Air Quality Respiratory Protection
Back Safety    Heat Illness Eye Protection
Machine Safety    Laboratory Safety Hand Protection
Contractor Safety Handout     Compressed Gas Cylinders Foot Protection
      Head Protection

Plans and Programs

The Environment, Health and Safety Department (EH&S) maintains numerous Occupational Safety and Health programs to assure and enhance the safety and well being of our students, faculty and staff. Many such programs are required by various regulatory agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA). The following programs have been developed by the EH&S Department for your use and compliance as required.

Asbestos Management Program
Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure Control Plan
Chemical Hygiene Plan
Confined Space Entry Program
Fall Protection Plan
Hazard Communication Program
Hearing Conservation Program
Lockout / Tagout - Energy Control Plan
Respiratory Protection Program



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 Last Modified 9/25/14