The University of Kansas - Lawrence Campus
Health & Safety Policy
(as approved by the Provost, 03/26/1997)
It is the policy of the University of Kansas-Lawrence to conduct all educational, research and campus activities safely and in
a manner that protects the health of employees, students, and the public.
Each administrator is committed to the enforcement of the health and safety policies of the University and to promulgating
appropriate safety practices within his or her area of responsbility.
All faculty members and others involved in instructional and/or research programs are responsible for seeing that the students
in their courses and laboratories are properly trained and educated about applicable safety and health policies and practices prior
to exposure to instructional or research hazards.
Each employee and student is entitled to have acess to information about the University's health and safety policies and
practices and is responsible for knowing and adhering to health and safety policies and practices as they are applicable to the
instruction, research and work settings in which he or she participates.
Each employee is responsible for maintaining a safe work place. Employees have a continuing responsibility to develop and
follow practices that achieve these goals.
Each employee who manages or supervises the work of others is additionally responsible for seeing that employees and students
for whom they are responsible are properly trained and educated about safety and health practices.
Each guest of the University is expected to adhere to the health and safety policies of the University while on campus.
All University-related facilities, activities, and programs shall be designed, conducted, and operated in a manner which
reasonably protects human health and safety. Adherence to these principles is necessary in order for the University to achieve its
mission of providing quality instruction, research, and services.
The University strives to provide training and education conducive to the establishment and maintenance of safe educational,
research and work environments.